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Mini Digital Power Amplifier HiFi TPA3116 Stereo 2-Channel 100WE~2 Black - intl

Reasonable price,Durable and practical,Top Sales Item,Color: Black,OP-amp: NE5532P,Chip: TPA31SNR: ≥ 98dB16D2 ×2,Input sensitivity: ≤ 280mV,Simple compact design

P1,915 50% OFF P3,830 Lazada

Foldable Guitar Stand A-Frame Adjustable String Instrument Bracket Holder for Acoustic Electric Guitars Bass RED

Features: A-frame musical instrument floor stand, super stable and reliable to use. With adjustable supporting arms, can place acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass guitar, ukulele, etc. Soft silicon pads cover the contact parts of your string instrument and the stand, no scratch to ...

P1,012 28% OFF P1,417 Lazada

Dell Guitar Basses Squier Wooden 39'' 4 String Precision Fashion Musical Home Fender

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Dell

High grade material and fine workmanship. ,normal use. ,All inputs and volume controls have been tested and work as intended. ,The case is in decent condition. A great gift for your friends, lover.

P12,399 22% OFF P15,989 Lazada

Universal Retro Piano Mechanical Metronome Antique Metronome Pendulum Mecanico Wood Color For Universal Piano Guitar Violin Musical...

Maker
Universal

Retro Piano Mechanical Metronome Antique Metronome Pendulum Mecanico Wood Color For Universal Piano Guitar Violin Musical Instrument

P880 66% OFF P2,640 Lazada

Global Bass Guitar B1 COLOR RED

Global Electric Bass Guitar Global B1 guitar Black ColorExport Quality Electric Bass Guitar43 Full Size Electric Bass GuitarRegulator: Volume - ToneBody: Basswood

P5,150 Shopee

Global Bass Guitar basswood B1 COLOR BLACK

Global Electric Bass Guitar Global B1 guitar Black ColorExport Quality Electric Bass Guitar43 Full Size Electric Bass GuitarRegulator: Volume - ToneBody: Basswood

P5,150 Shopee

Jazz Bass Gold Bridge

Mp 0409 - bridge jazz bass gold @ idr 175,000Specification:Color: GoldZos

P824 Shopee

Global Bass Electric Guitar B2 (Blue)

Product details of Global Bass Electric Guitar B2 (Blue)Electric Bass Guitar43 Full Size Electric Bass GuitarRegulator: Volume - ToneBody: Basswood

P5,200 Shopee

FENDER ELECTRIC BASS GUITAR RED 43" FULL SIZE

Alder bodyYosemite split-coil P Bass middle pickup; Yosemite single-coil Jazz Bass bridge pickupGreasebucket tone system“Modern C”-shaped neck with 9.5”-radius fingerboard; 20 medium-jumbo frets43 FULL SIZE BodyNEW YOSEMITE PICKUPSTAPERED-SHAFT TUNING MACHINESMEDIUM-JUMBO FRETS4-SADDLE ...

P8,999 Shopee

Global Bass Guitar B1 COLOR BLUE

Global Electric Bass Guitar Global B1 guitar Black ColorExport Quality Electric Bass Guitar43 Full Size Electric Bass GuitarRegulator: Volume - ToneBody: Basswood

P5,150 Shopee

Black Electric Bass Guitar Padded Gig Bag

Hello! Welcome to our store!Description:Popular Electric Bass,high quality meterial,protect your Electric Bass,perfect design;Six pockets make it easy to carry all of your music gear in one bagTwo adjustable padded shoulder straps and two handles allows for easy transport between gigs, ...

P679 39% OFF P1,131 Shopee

Fasdga Black Collapsible Iron Tripod Guitar Stand with Protective Velveteen Rubber Padding for Electric Acoustic and Bass Guitars Height...

The product description Suitable for electric, acoustic and bass guitars. NOTE: Guitar NOT INCLUDEDStrong iron tubing and tripod base with non-slip rubber end capsThick velveteen rubber padding protect your instrument from scratchingTotally collapsible design for convenient storage and ...

P867 66% OFF P2,601 Lazada

BolehDeals Multi Tool Multi-Purpose Tool for Guitars Bass Guitars 15-in-1 Black

Enjoy Shopping in BolehDeals! - Specification: - Material: Metal - Size: approx. 9.3x5.8cm/ 3.66x2.28 inchesPackage Includes:6 Pieces Metric Hex Keys (2mm, 2.5mm, 3mm, 4mm, 5mm, 6mm)1 Piece Flat Wrench1 Piece Screwdriver (+)1 Piece Screwdriver (-)1 Piece Sleeve Extension Rod3 Pieces ...

P390 40% OFF P650 Lazada

Guitar Strap with 3 Pick Holders 100% Soft Cotton Strap for Bass Electric & Acoustic Guitars (Black)

Description:100% brand new and high quality!With guitar picks holder design, practical and user-friendly.Strap length adjustable.An essential bit of kit for a guitarist.Item type: Guitar StrapMaterial: cottonColor: blackLength: Approx. 95-158cm/37.40-62.20inchWidth:5cm/1.97inchInstallment:...

P238 66% OFF P714 Lazada

4PCS Electric Guitar Bass Acrylic Knob Hat for LP Style Guitars Replacement Transparent with Black Font

Features: Flying-saucer-shaped knob will suit for LP style electric guitars. High quality acrylic material for durable and long-lasting use. Fit for shaft hole diameter. : 6mm/ 0.23" Top diameter is 17mm/ 0.67in, base diameter is 26mm/ 1.02in, and hight is 15mm/ 0.59in. 100% brand new and ...

P97 28% OFF P135 Lazada

4PCS Electric Guitar Bass Acrylic Knob Hat Tone and Volume Control Knobs for LP Style Guitars Replacement White with Black Font

Features: Flying-saucer-shaped knob will suit for LP style electric guitars. High quality acrylic material for durable and long-lasting use. Fit for shaft hole diameter. : 6mm/ 0.23" Top diameter is 17mm/ 0.67in, base diameter is 26mm/ 1.02in, and hight is 15mm/ 0.59in. 100% brand new and ...

P106 27% OFF P147 Lazada

Guitar Strap Soft Cotton Black Guitar Shoulder Straps with 3 Pick Holders for Acoustic Electric Bass Guitars

[compatible with all guitars]: One of our strap's best feature is its universal compatibility. Whether your guitar is an acoustic, an electric, or even a bass one.[comfortable and soft]: Our acoustic guitar strap is made of and oxford cloth. The strap is thick enough to feel sturdy and ...

P349 66% OFF P1,047 Lazada

Universal Foldable Guitar Stand Holder Mahogany Solid Wood String Instrument Bracket Cute Rabbit Shape for Electric Acoustic Guitars Bass

Features: Universal guitar stand, made of mahogany solid wood, durable and sturdy. The contact parts between the stand and the instrument are covered with soft foams, anti-slip and no scratch to you instrument. Cute rabbit shape with smooth surface, exquisite workmanship. Foldable design, ...

P1,226 23% OFF P1,594 Lazada

Pack of 4 Stainless Steel 1PCS Thumbpicks and 3PCS Silver Finger Nail Picks Plectrums Set for Acoustic Electric Guitars Bass Accessories

Features: Comes with 3pcs finger picks and 1pc thumb pick, adjustable picks suit for most fingers. Standard size can meet your professional needs. Made of stainless steel, hard and durable. Ergonomic design for players' comfort, won't grind your fingers while playing string instrument. ...

P170 23% OFF P221 Lazada

Global Bass Guitar B1 COLOR BLACK

Global Electric Bass Guitar Global B1 guitar Black ColorExport Quality Electric Bass Guitar43 Full Size Electric Bass GuitarRegulator: Volume - ToneBody: Basswood

P5,550 Shopee

FERNANDO BASS GUITAR IBB100

Brand new. ** Colors may appear brighter than the actual picture due to lighting and camera settings.**~~~ For more questions and inquiries, please contact/chat us for details.~~~Thank you.

P7,500 Shopee

GOR Guitar Bass Buckle Button Lock Strap

Welcome to Gorgeous! Love you 3000 times !Descriptions:Condition: 100% Brand New and High QualityType: Guitar Bass Buckle Button LockColor: As pictures showMaterial: Alloy+ CopperSize: 5*2.3cmFitment: All kinds of guitar bassFunction: Can prevent the straps, lock the strap hole. Will no ...

P108 18% OFF P132 Shopee

Acer Wired Loaded Control Plate Harness Switch Knobs for TL Tele Telecaster Guitar Black

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Acer

Wired Loaded Control Plate Harness Switch Knobs for TL Tele Telecaster Guitar Black

P948 66% OFF P2,844 Lazada

Mooer Yellow Comp Mini Optical Compressor Effect Pedal for Electric Guitar True Bypass

Mooer Yellow Comp Mini Optical Compressor Effect Pedal for Electric Guitar True Bypass

P2,540 66% OFF P7,620 Lazada

White Black 1 Volume&2 Tone Guitar Control Knobs For Strat Style Guitar

White Black 1 Volume&2 Tone Guitar Control Knobs For Strat Style Guitar

P112 66% OFF P336 Lazada

6PCS Pure Copper Material Folk Acoustic Guitar Bridge Pin Peg Nail with Crystal Dot (Dark Blue)

6PCS Pure Copper Material Folk Acoustic Guitar Bridge Pin Peg Nail with Crystal Dot Dark Blue

P241 66% OFF P723 Lazada

3 Pcs/Pack Brass Toggle Switches Knobs Tip Buttons Cap for Electric Guitar Internal thread 4mm Silver

3 Pcs/Pack Brass Toggle Switches Knobs Tip Buttons Cap for Electric Guitar Internal thread 4mm Silver

P117 66% OFF P351 Lazada

IRIN B103 Silver Bass Strings 4 String Set Bass Guitar Musical Instrument Parts

IRIN B103 Silver Bass Strings 4 String Set Bass Guitar Musical Instrument Parts

P315 66% OFF P945 Lazada

5Pcs Guitar Toggle Switch 3 Way Pickup Selector Switches For Guitar Replacement Part,Nickel Plated/Black Tip

5Pcs Guitar Toggle Switch 3 Way Pickup Selector Switches For Guitar Replacement Part,Nickel Plated/Black Tip

P347 66% OFF P1,041 Lazada

IRIN 6pcs/set Guitar Strings Set Nylon Silver Plating Super Light for Classic Acoustic Guitar High Quality SC12 Guitar Strings

IRIN 6pcs/set Guitar Strings Set Nylon Silver Plating Super Light for Classic Acoustic Guitar High Quality SC12 Guitar Strings

P118 66% OFF P354 Lazada

SWIFF Guitar Tuner Clip-On Cartoon with LCD Display for All Instruments with Bass, Ukulele,Violin Accessories (Black)

SWIFF Guitar Tuner Clip-On Cartoon with LCD Display for All Instruments with Bass, Ukulele,Violin Accessories Black

P383 66% OFF P1,149 Lazada

Universal Pickguard Bracket For Jazz Hollow Body Guitar, Premium Silver

Universal Pickguard Bracket For Jazz Hollow Body Guitar, Premium Silver

P120 66% OFF P360 Lazada

1Pc Black Guitar Endpin Jack 6.35 Input For Any Guitar Eq Pickup Output Guitar Parts & Accessories

1Pc Black Guitar Endpin Jack 6.35 Input For Any Guitar Eq Pickup Output Guitar Parts & Accessories

P112 66% OFF P336 Lazada

IRIN 6PCS folk guitar string A110 string - silver professional playing string

IRIN 6PCS folk guitar string A110 string - silver professional playing string

P115 66% OFF P345 Lazada

Flanger Black Flexi Portable Alternative Tuning Guitar Capo Support Various Tuning changing

Flanger Black Flexi Portable Alternative Tuning Guitar Capo Support Various Tuning changing

P308 66% OFF P924 Lazada

6PCS Pure Copper Material Folk Acoustic Guitar Bridge Pin Peg Nail with Crystal Dot (Purple)

6PCS Pure Copper Material Folk Acoustic Guitar Bridge Pin Peg Nail with Crystal Dot Purple

P244 66% OFF P732 Lazada

52pcs Piano Accessories Piano Keytop Repair Parts with White Color for Piano

52pcs Piano Accessories Piano Keytop Repair Parts with White Color for Piano

P723 66% OFF P2,169 Lazada

Mooer Black Secret Mini Distortion Electric Guitar Effect Pedal True Bypass Guitar Accessories Part

Mooer Black Secret Mini Distortion Electric Guitar Effect Pedal True Bypass Guitar Accessories Part

P2,000 66% OFF P6,000 Lazada

69 Telecaster Tele Thinline Re-Issue Style Guitar Pickguard 3 Ply Black Layer

69 Telecaster Tele Thinline Re-Issue Style Guitar Pickguard 3 Ply Black Layer

P331 66% OFF P993 Lazada

MOSKY MP-53 Green Drive Overdrive Mini Single Guitar Effect Pedal True Bypass

MOSKY MP-53 Green Drive Overdrive Mini Single Guitar Effect Pedal True Bypass

P1,000 66% OFF P3,000 Lazada

Guitar Toggle Switch Cap Tip Push On Top Hat Round Black Parts Pack Of 5

Guitar Toggle Switch Cap Tip Push On Top Hat Round Black Parts Pack Of 5

P112 66% OFF P336 Lazada

4 String Slotted Brass Gold Electric Bass Guitar Bridge Nut 38*6*8/8.9mm

4 String Slotted Brass Gold Electric Bass Guitar Bridge Nut 38*6*8/8.9mm

P149 66% OFF P447 Lazada

Metal Guitar Luthier Tools- 9Pcs Under string Radius Gauge + 2Pcs Rubber Coated Metal String Spreaders (Yellow) + 2Pcs Fret Protector...

Metal Guitar Luthier Tools- 9Pcs Under string Radius Gauge + 2Pcs Rubber Coated Metal String Spreaders Yellow + 2Pcs Fret Protector Fingerboard Guards

P336 66% OFF P1,008 Lazada

6PCS Pure Copper Material Folk Acoustic Guitar Bridge Pin Peg Nail with Crystal Dot (Green)

6PCS Pure Copper Material Folk Acoustic Guitar Bridge Pin Peg Nail with Crystal Dot Green

P241 66% OFF P723 Lazada

MOOER Green Mile Mini Overdrive Electric Guitar Effect Pedal True Bypass High Quality Guitar Parts & Accessories

MOOER Green Mile Mini Overdrive Electric Guitar Effect Pedal True Bypass High Quality Guitar Parts & Accessories

P2,000 66% OFF P6,000 Lazada

MOOER Blue Mood Guitar Pedal Blues Style Overdrive Guitar Effect Pedal 2 Modes(Bright/Fat) True Bypass Full Metal Shell

MOOER Blue Mood Guitar Pedal Blues Style Overdrive Guitar Effect Pedal 2 ModesBright/Fat True Bypass Full Metal Shell

P2,540 66% OFF P7,620 Lazada

Black 3 in 1 Multifunction Guitar String Winder String Cutter Pin Puller

Black 3 in 1 Multifunction Guitar String Winder String Cutter Pin Puller

P168 66% OFF P504 Lazada

2 Pcs Black Plastic Single Coil Slug Bobbins Bridge Pickup Covers/Lid/Shell/Top For Electric Guitar

2 Pcs Black Plastic Single Coil Slug Bobbins Bridge Pickup Covers/Lid/Shell/Top For Electric Guitar

P112 66% OFF P336 Lazada

Tele Switch Cap Tip Telecaster Top-Hat Switch Tip Black For Tele Guitar Parts Pack Of 5

Tele Switch Cap Tip Telecaster Top-Hat Switch Tip Black For Tele Guitar Parts Pack Of 5

P105 66% OFF P315 Lazada

6 String Brass Gold Electric Guitar Bridge Nut for Electric Guitar 42*3.3*4.8/5.2mm

6 String Brass Gold Electric Guitar Bridge Nut for Electric Guitar 42*3.3*4.8/5.2mm

P149 66% OFF P447 Lazada

IRIN Electric Guitar Strings (.008-.038)inch Nickell-plated Ball-End 6Pcs/Set White Strings For Guitar Musical

IRIN Electric Guitar Strings .008-.038inch Nickell-plated Ball-End 6Pcs/Set White Strings For Guitar Musical

P119 66% OFF P357 Lazada

Tint Bridge Pin+String Winder Plus Nut Saddle Set for Acoustic Guitar, Black & white, 6 Piece

Tint Bridge Pin+String Winder Plus Nut Saddle Set for Acoustic Guitar, Black & white, 6 Piece

P112 66% OFF P336 Lazada

2PCS Electric Guitar PB P-Bass Pickup Covers 28.5MM Space white Great Replacement

2PCS Electric Guitar PB P-Bass Pickup Covers 28.5MM Space white Great Replacement Black

P104 66% OFF P312 Lazada

23&Quot; Red Wooden Beginners Practice Acoustic Guitar W/ 6 String For Children Kids

Reasonable price,Durable and practical,Top Sales Item,Big Discount,Best Material,Fast Delivery,After testing & Good Service,Big Demand

P1,690 Lazada

10FT 3M Electric Guitar Amplifier Cable Amp Guitar Black Guitar-Amp Right angle

100% brand new and high quality,The Cable fit Electric Guitar-Amp,Fit generic electric guitar and amplifier

P146 39% OFF P243 Lazada

Brown Adjustable Soft PU Leather Thick Strap for Electric Acoustic Guitar Bass

Reasonable price,Durable and practical,Top Sales Item,Big Discount,Best Material,Fast Delivery,After testing & Good Service,Big Demand

P219 44% OFF P394 Lazada

Mini Digital Power Amplifier HiFi TPA3116 Stereo 2-Channel 100WE~2 Black - intl

Reasonable price,Durable and practical,Top Sales Item,Color: Black,OP-amp: NE5532P,Chip: TPA31SNR: ≥ 98dB16D2 ×2,Input sensitivity: ≤ 280mV,Simple compact design

P1,915 50% OFF P3,830 Lazada

4mm Thread Nonslip Strap Buckle Lock Button Set black Tone For Electric Guitar

Function Anti-slip,Thread Dia: 4 mm,Head Dia :9mm/0.35,Total Size 23 x 50mm/0.9 x 2D*Max.L,Materials Metal,Main Color Tone:gold ,black

P183 49% OFF P365 Lazada

Classic Rock Electric Guitar Mini Pocket Amp Amplifier MP3 Input Headphone (Super Lead) (Black) - intl

Warm overdrive sound through the headphone,Plug your CD or MP3 player in and play along,Small enough to clip to your belt or hang from guitar body

P3,038.72 39% OFF P5,053.10 Lazada

Mini Digital Power Amplifier HiFi TPA3116 Stereo 2-Channel 100WE~2 Black - intl

Reasonable price,Durable and practical,Top Sales Item,Color: Black,OP-amp: NE5532P,Chip: TPA31SNR: ? 98dB16D2 E~2,Input sensitivity: ? 280mV,Simple compact design

P1,675 44% OFF P3,015 Lazada

An Instrument of the Ages

For many centuries, the double bass was the main fixture in concert halls across the world. But in the mid-twentieth century, bass players had created a new instrument on which to practice their amazing musical crafts and it was called the bass guitar, which is also known as electric bass. The instrument expanded the possibilities of different music genres especially pop, jazz, rock, country, hip hop, R&B, and even the greatest of classical music. A bass guitar is a plucked string instrument built in a similar style of an electric guitar but the difference is that it produces lower frequencies. It produces sound when one of its metal bass strings vibrate over one or more magnetic pickups (although non-magnetic pickups aren't always used). The pickups will then transmit a signal, via instrument cable, into a connected amplifier, which will in turn allow the bass to be heard at an amazing range of volumes. The majority of bass guitars have four strings, but five-string, six-string, seven-string, and eight-string models are favored by certain players.


Every Bass Has a Place Among Musicians

1. Choose a bass with a design that you love.
Beginners are much more likely to stick with the instrument when they start out on a bass that inspires them to pick it up and play. Start simple.

2. The right amount of Strings.
Most beginners should start on a four-string bass and get the basics down before moving on to a five or six-string instrument. If you aren't sure what kind of bass you should consider, think about what kind of music you'd like to play and learn which instruments used in that genre. Players with small hands may feel more comfortable with a short-scale bass.

3. Making the right investment.
You'll find that around 9-10k Php is a good budget for a first bass guitar. Deciding on a spending limit is always tough for new musicians. This goes for guitarists and drummers too, and I suppose any other instrument. You don't want to drop a lot of cash, especially if you aren't sure you're going to stick with it.

4. Don't forget the amp.
Remember, you are going to need an amp too, so you don't want to go much higher than that. As a beginner, you need to walk the line between quality and affordability. The number one rule for choosing one's first instrument is to pick a bass guitar that inspires you. That's because it takes a lot of time and effort to learn music, and the more excited you are about picking up your instrument and playing the more you'll want to practice.

5.A wide variety of shapes and sizes.
You'll see electric basses in all different body styles. As a newbie, it really doesn't matter what you choose, as long as it is something you like. The only caution I'll give is to make sure you go with an instrument you can comfortably sit down with while practicing. In most cases, it is smart to leave the crazy shapes for when you get a little better.


Qualities of Bass Guitars

Tonewoods are simply the woods used to build an instrument. The body, neck, and fingerboard of a bass guitar are all made of wood, and those woods have certain qualities that affect the sound.

1. Now for the different types of tonewood, we have Mahogany, Warm, and deep with good low end. Used for guitar bodies, as well as alder: Bright with a good midrange.

2. Basswood, Similar to mahogany but a little woodier and not as articulate. Maple, Used in necks and fingerboards. Crisp and bright.

3. Rosewood, Used in fingerboards. Warmer than maple. If you are like most musicians, after you've been playing a while you're going to care a lot about tonewoods, and probably have some pretty strong opinions. For now, don't sweat it too much. And, realize that guitar companies often take a few shortcuts with wood in their budget-level guitars. These shortcuts sometimes mean we can get a solid instrument for a good price, even if it does utilize some lesser-known wood species such as Indian laurel or Agathis.

4. Another important aspect aside from wood is that most bass guitars today have a 34-inch scale length or, in the cases of extended range instruments, sometimes 35 or 36-inches. Technically, those are "long-scale basses", but they've pretty much become the standard. These are big instruments, and this is one of the most daunting things for newbies when first learning to play. However, there are also "short-scale basses" that come in around the 30-inch mark. They are a little smaller, with frets that are closer together. For some beginners, especially those with smaller hands, they are more manageable. Be aware that short-scale basses also sound a little different. Scale length affects string vibration, and short scale basses tend to sound deeper and less articulate The bottom line is this: Most new bassists should start out on a standard 34-inch bass. However, if you are a small player with small hands realize there are other options out there.


Big Brands in the World of Bass

1. Fender makes great basses. The Jazz Bass and the Precision bass are one of the most iconic basses in the music world. There is also the Mustang bass, but it's not as popular.

Pros:

  • Time-tested brand
  • Gateway brand to many musicians

Cons:

  • Brand quality may differ with retailers
  • Many competitors offer similar price and quality

2. Another major bass maker is Ibanez. They have been making good basses for decades, and their model line up is massive! We are talking about 10 different series with different models in each series.

Pros:

  • Many models are easy to play
  • The design is highly ergonomic

Cons:

  • Higher brands produce much more distinct tones
  • Some models may not be as good as others

3. Another high-quality bass brand is Music Man by Ernie Ball. The most popular model is by far the Stingray. Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers played a Stingray for a large part of his career; these are high-quality basses. They feature an 18-volt preamp and 3 band EQ to allow you to dial in a wide variety of tones.

Pros:

  • World recognized quality
  • Utilized by multiple famous musicians

Cons:

  • Certain models may be difficult to learn on
  • The price point is very high

4. Another giant in the bass world is Yamaha. They've been making bass guitars long before bass guitars were ever popular. The bodies and finishes of Yamaha guitars are of similar shape and look to those of Ibanez.

Pros:

  • Yamaha bass guitars have excellent tones
  • The fit and finish is extremely high-quality

Cons:

  • Some models can be quite heavy
  • Yamaha bass guitars are quite expensive

FAQ

・Is it easy to learn a Bass or Guitar?

- How easy or hard an instrument is to learn depends on how much time you are prepared to practice. To become proficient in any instrument takes time, but unlike some instruments, playing bass guitar becomes fun quite early on, as you are able to play along with a band or your favorite songs by playing a simplified version of the bass line, as you improve over time, you can create more complex bass lines.

・Can you play Bass if you know the Guitar?

- Up to a point, yes. A guitarist will be able to play a simple bass line, and it is certainly easier to learn bass guitar if you already have experience of playing guitar, but to become proficient requires lots of different skills and techniques which are unique to bass guitar.

・Am I too old to start learning an instrument?

- No. it's never too late to start learning to play a musical instrument. The oldest student ever taught was already 70 years old when they started lessons.


Trivia

Did you know that the electric bass dates back to 1935 when the Audiovox corporation produced its Model 736 Bass Fiddle?

The Model 736 was immediately differentiated from traditional double-basses by including frets on its neck. This made intonation far easier, which made bass playing accessible to a wider array of players.

The bass guitar as we know it was first produced by the Fender Electric Instrument Manufacturing Company in 1951. Known as the Precision Bass or P-Bass for short, it was modeled on Fender's popular Telecaster electric guitar.

Although it has gone through minor modifications over the decades, the P-Bass remains popular.

Fender is also noted for its Jazz Bass, which was first introduced in 1960. It was designed to emphasize the middle and upper registers of bass playing. It was actually modeled on the Jazzmaster electric guitar, although both the Jazzmaster and Jazz Bass seemed to have caught on more with the rock players more than jazz players.


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