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Bass Guitar 101

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  • 1. Bass Guitar 101 By Nicole Pinto
  • 2. Contents
    • History
      • Timeline
    • Types of bass
      • Different kinds
      • What the different kinds are used for
  • 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. Different types of Bass Guitars
    • Fretted and Fretless
    • 4 string,5 string and 6 string
    • Acoustic
    • Upright Bass
  • 5. Fretted vs Fretless
    • Fretted divided into sections
    • Fretless has no frets
      • Makes different sound than fretted
  • 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. Acoustic Vs Electric
    • Amp
    • Different Settings
  • 8. Upright Bass
    • AKA-Double Bass
    • Constructed of maple,spruce and ebony
    • Can use a bow
    • Mostly used in jazz and classical generes
  • 9. History-Timeline _________________________________________________ 1951 Leo Fender, Precision Bass 1959 1st 6 string Bass 1964 1st 5 String Bass,Fender 1965 1 ST Fretless Bass
  • 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.