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Bass Guitar 101


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Bass Guitar 101

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