This course is designed to get you passionate about bass guitar and is an introduction to the bass guitar, technique, styles of music for the bass, and some important figures in bass performance. By taking this course you will learn the correct and healthy way to play the bass through the development of proper technique. You will learn how to read standard notation, tablature, fingerboard diagrams, and chord charts. You will also learn how to care for and maintain your bass guitar, the history of the instrument itself, as well as composition, and performance techniques.
Course Outline: 
Unit 1: The Bass Guitar
Unit 2: Playing the Bass Line
Unit 3: Reading and Playing
Unit 4: Playing on the First String
Unit 5: Playing on the Second String
Unit 6: Playing on the Third String
Unit 7: Syncopation
Unit 8: Playing on the Fourth String
Unit 9: Playing Scales