In this series, we'll be looking at the basics of playing the bass with a pick. This is a crucial technique to master for any professional bassist and this course is the perfect place to start if you're new to the style.
In this course we'll be starting with the absolute basics. We'll look at how to find the pick that's right for you, how to hold it, and how to get started with the alternate picking technique. We'll also cover concepts such as string crossing and string skipping, and along the way we'll be working through over thirty 'real world' basslines.
This beginner plectrum course takes you from the absolute basics, through to playing alternate picking lines across all four strings of the bass. This course contains the following sub-courses (click on each one to see to the full content).