Memorize The Bass Guitar Fretboard: 2017 Edition (Hardcover)
Are you looking for an approachable book to learn the notes on bass guitar and also learn how to begin reading music? You have found it: Memorize The Bass Guitar Fretboard is the "ABCs" of the bass guitar.
Have you been unable to learn the notes well after spending a great deal of time using memorization techniques? Have you learned chord patterns and scale patterns as you were told, but still feel that you are missing the fundamental musical relationships? Do you suspect that there is very simple material that can break down learning the fretboard into rudimentary steps, and explain bass guitar music on the music staff? You have just found your solution.
This book breaks down the fretboard into its simplest form and does not making any assumptions about your knowledge. As you play along you are shown the notes in standard music notation right along with easy to understand tablature. Not only will you learn the notes but you will begin to read music
Music terminology is covered in detail including explanations of concert pitch, where the bass guitar range sits on the music staff, and how bass guitar music is typically transposed. Interval theory is covered in depth, helping you understand that the entire neck consists of the movable, fundamental music patterns. The book is packed full of big bold graphics of the fretboard and music notation to show you exactly what you need to know to move forward successfully in your bass guitar playing.