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Bass Guitar Basics - To Pick Or To Pluck

....And Understanding The DifferenceBy Chris McCarvillHow do you decide which way to learn to play? Simple question, but it can have far reaching effects. I’m sure you’ve seen videos of bass players playing with either a pick or with their finger...
by The Rock House Blog on Dec 11, 2013

Learn How to Play Bass Guitar with these Easy Lessons

Learn How to Play Bass Guitar with these Easy Lessons Learn the basics of how to play bass guitar here. Whether you are a beginner guitarist or an experienced player, you will find some useful tips here. Learn with Easy…Read more →...
by Pro Learn Guitar on Dec 5, 2013

Do You Want To Learn To Play Bass Guitar At Home? Heres How

Visit The Guitar Classroom to get your online guitar lessons Various award giving bodies have bestowed Teach Me Bass Guitar by Roy Vogt with many prestigious awards. One of these awards is the First Place Telly Award, an award for excellence and arti...
by Online Guitar Lessons on Apr 29, 2012

On Becoming A Bass Guitar Player

For many years, the bass guitar player was the guy in the background. He played the bass lines but had nothing to say and no technique to show off. Here is Victor Wooten to show that is not true: The bass guitar was first used in the nineteen thirtie...
by Ricky Sharples on Feb 25, 2012

Learn To Play Bass Guitar – The Benefit Of Taking Guitar Lessons

Bass guitar lessons are essential for those who would like to be able to move forward past the initial beginning stages of playing the guitar. There is a great deal of things that you have to learn in order to master the guitar, ranging from a select...
by Ferdinand Rennie Music on May 29, 2011

Constructing Major Scales - Music Theory

All music theory really begins with an understanding of the major scale. The major scales is used as a constant to with which other elements are compared. Below is an important tidbit of information before we get started. All natural notes (A B C D...
by The Rock House Blog on Nov 18, 2010

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This is the first important to understand that the electric and acoustic guitars, primarily a chord in the program, or bring up tool – while the bass is more “fundamental instrument”. Responsibility bassist is holding “lower end” music...
by Fun and Pleasure on Oct 12, 2010

Mad Bass Chops - Bass Guitar Lesson from Chris McCarvill - Part 2

If you missed part one of this lesson you can check it out here Mad Bass Chops - Bass Guitar Lesson from Chris McCarvill Really Mad Bass ChopsBy Chris McCarvill Best we have a have a metronome/drum machine for this one ! Thanks. Ok...in our beg...
by The Rock House Blog on Apr 15, 2010

Mad Bass Chops - Bass Guitar Lesson from Chris McCarvill

Mad Bass Chops By Chris McCarvill This is part 1 of a 2 part lesson from Rock House Instructor and Artist Chris McCarvill. Look for Part 2 tomorrow. Please be ready with the metronome and/or drum machine for this one. If you don't have one, go to...
by The Rock House Blog on Apr 14, 2010

Bass Guitar Lesson - The G Major Scale

The concept of playing in positions on the Bass, either on electric or acoustic, involves allocating one finger per fret over four frets. In Figure 1 (Fig. 1) you can see a G major Scale as the solid black dots on the fretboard. The other notes that...
by The Rock House Blog on Feb 3, 2010

2009 In Review - 10 Top Bass Guitar Lesson On The Rock House Blog

Capping off this week  I've compiled a list of the top 10 Bass Guitar Lessons that were read on The Rock House Blog. Click on the name of the lesson to go to it. #10 Professor Jim’s BASS FINGER Exercise - In this exercise we will be working o...
by The Rock House Blog on Dec 31, 2009

Basic Guitar Chord Theory

In this basic guitar chord lesson, you will learn to build a guitar chord two different ways: Using Major and minor third intervals and by building a basic chord scale. There are many benefits to learning basic guitar chord and interval theory, such...
by The Rock House Blog on Nov 4, 2009

Bass Guitar Lesson - Beginning Funk by Chris McCarvill

 Rock House Instructor Chris McCarvill, who just went out on  The House of Lords 2009 European Tour left us with cool beginner bass guitar lesson on funk. We strongly suggest you use a a metronome or drum machine for this one. Funk’s...
by The Rock House Blog on Oct 28, 2009

How to Read Tablature for Guitar and Bass

I have to admit when posting guitar or bass lessons I sometimes forget about the person that has just started to play. Today I'm focusing my attention on helping those aspiring players out with an explanation of how to read guitar and bass tablature.
by The Rock House Blog on Oct 21, 2009

Guitar/Bass Guitar Lesson - Interval Basics

The following article is courtesy of The Rock House Method An interval in music is a measurement of distance and sound between two different notes. The first thing that you should understand in your interval study is what the intervals are in a majo...
by The Rock House Blog on Oct 8, 2009

The Weekend Read for Guitar - May 30th through June 6th

Actually this may have listing for more than just the last week. Due to schedule conflicts for myself I missed getting The Weekend Read published last week. So, here is the weekend read from some of the best guitar and music blogs on the free web tod...
by The Rock House Blog on Jun 5, 2009

Keeping Time With Music - The Basics Part 2

Today we continue our look at the basics of counting and keeping a beat. Part 1 of this post can be read at Keeping Time With Music - The Basics Part 1 Let's introduce a mixed example. The quarter note is obviously beat 1 because from the t...
by The Rock House Blog on Jun 3, 2009

How To Learn Bass Guitar Playing With Four Essential Steps

When it comes to favorite hobbies, guitar playing is right up there. The only difference with guitar playing is there are different types of guitars. Everyone has different taste some prefer playing the electric guitar or acoustic guitar and some pre...
by Articles on Feb 21, 2009

Constructing Major Scales - Music Theory

All music theory really begins with an understanding of the major scale. The major scales is used as a constant to with which other elements are compared. Below is an important tidbit of information before we get started. All natural notes (A B C D...
by The Rock House Blog on Jan 29, 2009

Bass Triplet Finger Twister by Professor Jim

www.rockhousemethod.com There are 5 audio tracks available for download that go with this lesson. See full track listing at the end of the lesson. In this exercise I will be twisting your piggies’ into submission. This exercise is challenging to pe...
by The Rock House Blog on Dec 16, 2008


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