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					            Bass Guitar 101
By Nicole Pinto
Contents
              History
                  Timeline


              Types of bass
                  Different kinds
                  What the different
                   kinds are used for
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
Different types of Bass Guitars

 Fretted and Fretless
 4 string,5 string and 6 string
 Acoustic
 Upright Bass
        Fretted vs Fretless
   Fretted                   Fretless   has
    divided into              no frets
    sections                     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
   6 string- 2 extra strings,lower tones
       Same as guitar tuned down octave
    Acoustic Vs Electric
Acoustic
                             Electric
  Does not use amp
                       Uses Amplifier
  Used in small
  settings             Used in larger
                             venues
Upright Bass
   AKA-Double Bass
   Constructed of
    maple,spruce and
    ebony
   Can use a bow
   Mostly used in jazz
    and classical generes
   History-Timeline



_________________________________________________
1951      1959          1964         1965
Bass Guitar 101 Pop Quiz

True or False:
An Electric Bass Guitar
does not use an
amplifier.

      False
   Bass Guitar 101 Pop Quiz
True or False:
The Bass can be played with a
Guitar Pick.




   TRUE
 Bonus Question
What is the name of the famous
Bass Player in the photo used in
this Presentation?

   A. Britney Spears
   B. Slash

   C. Kim Deal-The Pixies
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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