Bass Guitar 101
  By Nicole Pinto
Contents
    History
      Timeline


    Types of bass
      Different kinds
      What the different
       kinds a...
Basics of the Bass
   String Instrument
   Mostly played with fingers or a pick
   Similar appearance to electric guita...
Different types of Bass
            Guitars
Fretted and Fretless
4 string,5 string and 6 string
Acoustic
Upright Bass
Fretted vs Fretless
Fretted divided into
 sections

Fretless has no frets

  Makes different
   sound than fretted
4,5,6 String Bass Guitar
4 String guitar-most popular, tune for
 lower sounds
5 string- Has an extra string ,low tones
...
Acoustic Vs Electric
Amp
Different Settings
Upright Bass
AKA-Double Bass
Constructed of
 maple,spruce and
 ebony
Can use a bow
Mostly used in jazz
 and classical
...
History-Timeline



_________________________________________________
1951      1959          1964         1965
Resources


http://www.youtube.com
http://www.wikipedia.com


*All photos used in this powerpoint are linked to their orig...
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  1. 1. Bass Guitar 101 By Nicole Pinto
  2. 2. Contents History Timeline Types of bass Different kinds What the different kinds are used for
  3. 3. Basics of the Bass  String Instrument  Mostly played with fingers or a pick  Similar appearance to electric guitar  Used in many styles of music  Rock, jazz, ska, blues, punk and country  Brands-Fender, thunderbird, Ibanez and Gibson
  4. 4. Different types of Bass Guitars Fretted and Fretless 4 string,5 string and 6 string Acoustic Upright Bass
  5. 5. Fretted vs Fretless Fretted divided into sections Fretless has no frets Makes different sound than fretted
  6. 6. 4,5,6 String Bass Guitar 4 String guitar-most popular, tune for lower sounds 5 string- Has an extra string ,low tones 6 string- 2 extra strings,lower tones Same as guitar tuned down octave
  7. 7. Acoustic Vs Electric Amp Different Settings
  8. 8. Upright Bass AKA-Double Bass Constructed of maple,spruce and ebony Can use a bow Mostly used in jazz and classical generes
  9. 9. History-Timeline _________________________________________________ 1951 1959 1964 1965
  10. 10. Resources http://www.youtube.com http://www.wikipedia.com *All photos used in this powerpoint are linked to their original source on the web.
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