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Popular Bass Instructional Resources

  1. Wheat's BassBook (5.0 Stars · 14 Reviews)
    James "Wheatbread" Martin's free, extensive, on-line book covering all facets, including the basics, walking, and even equipment.
    Instruction: On-Line · 17081 Hits · Posted on 10/10/2001 by ActiveBass

  2. Activebass (5.0 Stars · 6 Reviews)
    Best site for bass lessons because they have not only lesson lessons but tips and sounds to help guide you!
    Instruction: On-Line · 19431 Hits · Posted on 3/20/2001 by Dave Papke (9980)

  3. Ricci Adams' Music Theory (5.0 Stars · 5 Reviews)
    Great place to learn anything you could want to now about theory.
    Instruction: On-Line · 1422 Hits · Posted on 11/24/2002 by Allan Kneale (65)

  4. Jam Central Station At Vision Music (5.0 Stars · 4 Reviews)
    Mark Stefani provides excellent material for your play-along training or just plain jam. Many styles covered, provides versions both with and without bass. Go check it, you will keep returning.
    Instruction: On-Line · 2273 Hits · Posted on 10/17/2000 by Jiri Cermak (46)

  5. Reading Is Important (5.0 Stars · 4 Reviews)
    Very cool game like tool to learn both the notes on the fretboard and the staffpaper. Offline version available for download.
    Instruction: On-Line · 1793 Hits · Posted on 2/2/2003 by Roeland De groot (1269)

  6. The Libster (5.0 Stars · 4 Reviews)
    Lot of lessons and transcriptions, with a message board, and a huge links section.
    Instruction: On-Line · 2294 Hits · Posted on 4/27/2000 by ActiveBass

  7. InterChart (5.0 Stars · 3 Reviews)
    A Java applet that maps chords, scales, and arpeggios.
    Instruction: On-Line · 2306 Hits · Posted on 4/27/2000 by ActiveBass

  8. Ricci Adam's Music Theory (5.0 Stars · 3 Reviews)
    This is a great, great website which includes rudiments of music theory, ear trainers, and other utilities. I highly recommend this site to any who needs an easy-to-follow music tutor.
    Instruction: On-Line · 1442 Hits · Posted on 10/6/2003 by Kevin Rhodes (54)

  9. Vision Music (5.0 Stars · 3 Reviews)
    This website has great lessons and insightful reading to keep you motivated. Mark Stefani has done an awesome job to provide such a fantastic website for guitarist and bassists.
    Instruction: On-Line · 1668 Hits · Posted on 5/5/2001 by Annie Franklin (45)

  10. Bass Survival 101 (5.0 Stars · 2 Reviews)
    A Warwick bass instruction site, very helpful and informative.
    Instruction: On-Line · 5577 Hits · Posted on 10/7/2004 by Witold Zych (1536)