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How to Play Bass (for Guitarists)

Alon Cooper, Founder - The GuitarHippies Blog

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    • How to Play Bass (for Guitarists)

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About This Class

If you are a guitarist and you want to start playing some bass guitar as well - GREAT DECISION!

This will definitely 

  • Make your groove and time keeping skills a lot better. (with any other instrument)
  • Let you play a whole new role in a band.
  • In general - really widen your musical skills and perception.
  • Let you ENJOY music a lot more, since now you'll be a lot more aware of the rhythm section. (bass & drums)

This guide is meant for guitarists who just picked up the bass, and it will save you a lot of time in figuring out how those instruments work. They might look almost the same, but you play them in a very different way.

We will cover:

  • How to pluck the strings.
  • How to build a basic (or a cool) bass line. 
  • How to "groove" and get in touch with the rhythm - perhaps the most important thing for bass players.
  • Some examples of bass lines and different styles of bass playing you can do.

I truly wish I had this lesson myself when I just picked up the bass myself. You'll love this. ENJOY!

A Little Bit About Me:

Hey! My name is Alon and I was born in 1990. I have been teaching music, both online and face to face, to thousands of students in the last six years - while traveling four different continents and jammin' and performing with many different musicians. I play the guitar, harmonica, piano, flute, trumpet and other instruments, and I am constantly looking for the best ways and shortcuts to teaching music effectively - and with FUN.

My guitar blog, GuitarHippies-com, (founded 2014) where I share my tips for playing music, has a monthly readership of over 50K from over a 100 different countries and is one of the world's top five most read guitar blogs*. I am also the founder of the Harmonica Jamz-com courses and blog that has been online since 2016 and has thousands of satisfied students here on Udemy.

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Alon Cooper

Founder - The GuitarHippies Blog

Alon Cooper (Born 1990)Alon is the founder of the blog GuitarHippies-com, one of the top five most-read guitar blogs worldwide, and of Harmonica Jamz - a unique harmonica learning system.

Alon is a professional multi-instrumentalist with a passion for creating musical shortcuts and helping musicians advance to the level they want to get to - in the fastest way around.

Over the last six years, Alon has spent many months backpacking through four diffe...

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