Easy Songs and Exercises for New Bass Players

There is an growing number of exercises and easy songs especially for new bass players here: Bass Practice Tracks for new Bass Players We’ve tried to give you commonly used patterns, and in many cases have indicated alternative positions on the fretboard to help you learn different positions. These exercises and songs use traditional notation,

Three Little Birds Practice Track

“Three Little Birds” is a song written and recorded by Bob Marley, and originally released in 1977. The song is is often thought of as “Don’t Worry” or “Everything Is Gonna Be Alright” because of how often these phrases are repeated in the song. But the title was inspired, at least partially, by Marley’s love

Practicing Scales is Not All About Theory

It is very common to criticize music instructors who emphasize exercises and scales for new students. Probably because many students are not patient enough to work through and acquire the skills needed to actually play stuff on their instrument. While granting that often the right balance isn’t struck, the simple fact is new players are