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Bass

  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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