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Bass Instruction

Learn to play bass fiddle with our great selection of bass fiddle books, videos and DVD’s. Every title is discount priced and most ship the same day. Every bluegrass band needs a bass player, so never find yourself left out of a jam. The bass fiddle is typically a 3/4 size bass violin and is plucked rather than bowed. It's a relatively easy instrument to play. So get started today learning bass fiddle from PlayBetterBluegrass.com!

Bass Books

Learn to play bass fiddle with a bass fiddle book from PlayBetterBluegrass.com. The bass fiddle in bluegrass is plucked (pizzicato for you high brows) rather than bowed (arco). The bass fiddle is actually a bass violin, most commonly a 3/4 size bass violin. A full size bass is usually to large and cumbersome to be practical. While a very vital component of the modern bluegrass band, the bass fiddle is relatively easy to play, so get started today with one of our bass fiddle books.

Bass Books
Bass DVDs

Take a bass fiddle lesson in the comfort of your own home with a bass fiddle DVD from Lakes Music and PlayBetterBluegrass.com. It's difficult in most cities to find a bass fiddle instructor, so a lesson on DVD is a great way to learn. Plus, with a bass lesson DVD, you can rewind and replay your lesson anytime you think you missed something. And the cost of a bass lesson on DVD is only a fraction of what it will cost with a bass instructor.

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Bluegrass Bass - 2 DVD Set
Bluegrass Bass - 2 DVD Set
Complete two-video series with Mark Schatz from Homespun Videos. 75-MINUTE DVD - LEVEL 1. 60-MINUTE DVD - LEVEL 2/3. Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com !
Product# 641793
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Essential Techniques for Acoustic Bass - 2 DVD Set
Essential Techniques for Acoustic Bass - 2 DVD Set
Veteran bassist Todd Phillips breaks down technique and musicianship for the acoustic bass from the ground up. He gives detailed instruction in the mechanics of playing, bass setup, how to develop strength and stamina, and how to become fully familiar with the fingerboard. Unique on-screen diagrams and close-up camera work make scales, chords and bass lines easily apparent. Excellent for total beginners, and for more experienced players who want to build their existing skills. Download now from PlayBetterBluegrass.com!
Product# 641680
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Murphy Method Intermediate Bass
Murphy Method Intermediate Bass
BASS RUNS GALORE!! That's what you've been asking for, that's what you get!! They show you the notes, name the notes, and show you how to put the runs in the songs. They introduce waltz time, and how to use the runs here too.
Product# 21719DVD
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Fun With the String Bass
Fun With the String Bass
A collection of 47 easy-to-play, big-note, level-one solos on folk favorites for young students of the upright bass. Designed to build technique, range, and endurance while maintaining student interest. Fun to play and serves ideally as a supplement to any method.
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Learn to Play Bluegrass Bass
Learn to Play Bluegrass Bass
A method book for the upright string bass . Although bluegrass bass has a style of its own, the knowledge gained through this method is applicable to virtually any musical genre. This book addresses the elements of tuning, hand positions, essential chord theory, slap bass technique, and playing in positions 1-10.

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Product# 93638
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String Bass Fundamentals
String Bass Fundamentals
John Reid teaches you the proper left and right hand techniques involved in sound production and playing of the string bass. Learn how to stand correctly with the instrument to prevent fatigue and other problems. Learn correct 'traditional' or 'classical' left hand fingerings through the use of exercises and scales.
Product# 96-60-R1
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50 Tunes For Bass
50 Tunes For Bass
50 Tunes Volume 1 for Bass is one book in a 5-book series. The 50 Tunes series is a collection of Bluegrass, Old Time and Celtic tunes for ensembles, families and individuals. This book contains the same 50 tunes as those found in the other 4 books of the series, but carefully designed for the bass.
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