Everyone knows that bass guitar players are the REAL rock gods! This site is dedicated to the great bass players of our times and to all who love the bass guitar.
Today’s bass guitar player has a huge assortment of choices when it comes to choosing a bass guitar. Four, five and six string basses are available from almost every leading guitar maker as well as acoustic basses and stand up (double) basses. Gone are the days of a standard plain-Jane bass with standard steel strings. Now you can customize your guitar to fit your playing style and skills. Bass strings come in a staggering number of varieties and the newest effects pedals create sounds never dreamed of by bass players in days gone by.
Learning how to play the bass guitar has never been easier. Easy to follow DVD guitar courses can show you how to hold a bass, the correct fingering and walk you through an assortment of lessons and tips to show you the basics of bass guitar playing. There also has been an explosion in lesson and song books designed especially for the bass. Our favorites include the Hal Leonard series. Many of these songbooks include as CD that ties in with the songbook, allowing you to follow along and play with the disc. This is a great way to learn how to play the bass and the offerings are vast. You can easily find songbooks featuring your favorite artists and learn how to play your favorite songs.
So explore the bass guitar! No great band, whether rock or jazz, country or hip hop, has ever succeeded without a powerful rhythm section: driving percussion and a rock solid bass line. This site is dedicated to helping you find the tools to enter Bass Guitar Heaven.