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Bass Guitar Lessons For Beginners

——   Created by Todd Porter

Learn To Play The Bass Guitar In Just 30 Minutes Per Week! Practice Videos Included.

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35
Lessons
2h 21m
Lesson time
beginner
Skill level

More about this course

This is the perfect place to start for beginner bass players! Take all the guess work out of how and what to practice. This program comes with specially designed practice videos for each lesson. 

Learn To Play The Bass Quickly And Easily Using The Music Coach Learning System. 

-Learn the basics of how music works with fun easy to understand animated videos. 

-Use a proven system to take all the guess work out of what to practice. 

-Gain the confidence to play your bass with others. 

-Enjoy learning at a pace that is right for you. 

Start Playing And Creating Music To Express Your Musical Self 

You will learn everything you need to know about the bass, from how to set it up and make your first sounds, to how to play the bass in a band! This course also focuses on how to express yourself through music by teaching beginner improvisation (soloing). The goal of The Music Coach Bass Program is for you to fully express who you are through the instrument. 

Content and Overview 

I designed this program to help you begin your musical journey on the bass in the most efficient and fun way. This program is suitable for anyone who has a desire to play and has a working bass. There are over 2.5 hours of video lessons and practice videos. 

The layout of the course uses a simple format: 

-1 lesson video that explains a new concept/technique, 

-1 practice video that has voice overs and graphics to help you play along with the teacher on the screen in "real time". 

There are twelve sets of lessons and practice videos that help you learn melody, rhythm, harmony, and improvising. This program also contains a "Jam Room" with a virtual band that you can play along with at different speeds. As an added bonus there are also five music theory made easy animated videos that explain the basic building blocks of music. 

At the end of this course you will have the confidence to play the bass both on your own and with others in different musical situations.   

The course project

Use the "Jam Room" Videos to practice the song with a virtual band.  Upload a video of you playing with the music coach song with the Jam Room band, and share it with the class.  Upload your file to Google Drive, Youtube, Vimeo, or any other hosting service.

35 Lessons

4 mins
Welcome To The Music Coach
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5 mins
Essential Elements 1.m4v
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19 mins
Bass Setup and Buyers Guide
2 mins
Notes, And The Musical Alphabet 1.m4v
1 min
Melody 1.m4v
5 mins
Harmony 1.m4v
3 mins
Rhythm 1.m4v
5 mins
Learn the String Name, and What All The Parts of the Bass Are Called
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4 mins
Bass Tuning
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5 mins
Beginner Bass Guitar Practice 1
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4 mins
Learn the Notes That Make Up The A Section of the Song
4 mins
Beginner Bass Guitar Practice 2
3 mins
Bass Part for the A Section of the Song Using Different Note Values
4 mins
Beginner Bass Guitar Practice 3
4 mins
Learn a Part of the Melody To Connect with Your Bass Part
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About the instructor

Todd Porter
Todd Porter
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Multi-instrumentalist Todd Porter has been teaching music on several instruments for the past 15 years. In addition to teaching private lessons and workshops he is …

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  • 2h 21m of on-demand video
  • 3 downloadable files
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