This beginning bass guitar course introduces students to the bass guitar, which is often considered the backbone to a great band. In addition to being enjoyable, learning how to play the bass will provide an understanding of the mechanics of stringed, fretted instruments making it easier to pick up and learn other instruments such as guitar, ukulele, mandolin, and banjo.
Course Outline: 
Unit 1: An Introduction to the Bass Guitar
Unit 2: Playing on the Fretboard
Unit 3: Reading Tablature and Rhythms
Unit 4: Introduction to Standard Notation
Unit 5: Bass Guitar Maintenance
Unit 6: Learning Bass Lines Efficiently
Unit 7: Muting Technique and Closed Position
Unit 8: Accidentals
Unit 9: Dotted Quarter Note Rhythms
Unit 10: Major Scales