Bass First Steps: Note Values

by Bogdan Radovic

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  • Do you want to start playing bass? Need help starting out?

    Bass first steps is a series of videos which will lead you through your bass playing journey from the very beginning to mastering advanced bass chops! Videos will guide you step by step and you'll be prepared to tackle all the other bass lessons we have at GMC!

    In this lesson you will learn essentials about beat, bars and measures, rhythm, note values and rests, and you will learn how to recognize different note durations and play them against the beat or a metronome.

    CONTENTS:

    - Basic terminology (beat, bars, rhythm, note values, rests)

    - Whole, half, quarter, 8th and 16th notes explained in detail

    - Whole note exercise

    - Half note exercise

    - Quarter note exercise

    - 8th note exercise

    - 16th note exercise

    All exercises are applied to rock style of backing!

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