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Bass Tablature Basics

If you are not familiar with the concept of tablature or how to read it. may we suggest:
Tablature Explained - A great resource for learning the basics and the advanced
The Guide to Tab Notation - Howard Wright's thorough explanation of the subject

Featured Bass Tab Books

Best of Blood, Sweat & Tears
Best of Blood, Sweat & Tears
Jaco Pastorius - The Greatest Jazz-Fusion Bass Player
Jaco Pastorius - The Greatest Jazz-Fusion Bass Player
Spyro Gyra - Transcribed
Spyro Gyra - Transcribed
John Lennon - Imagine
John Lennon - Imagine

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