How to Read Music on Bass

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Introduction to Reading Music on the Bass Guitar

You’re almost done with The Bassist Curriculum, congrats! The last thing we’re going to ...

How to Setup & Use Sight Reading Factory

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Level 1: Frets 1-3

Let’s get started with learning how to read sheet music on the bass guitar! We’ll start ...

Level 2: Frets 2-4

If you did okay with Level 1 then I know you’re going to fly through this one as well! CLICK H...

Level 3: Frets 2-5

Not struggling enough yet? Let’s give Level 3 a go then!. CLICK HERE to log in to your Sight R...

Level 4: Frets 1-5

I call these the Money Notes. Why? Because these are the ones that you get paid to play! This lesson...

Level 5: Frets 3-6

This is where things can get a bit tricky; we’re entering into the middle register of the neck...

Level 6: Frets 4-7

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Level 7: Frets 5-8

This may be the most difficult territory on the bass; not quite low enough to be comforted by our tr...

Level 8: Frets 1-8

You’re past the halfway point of this course, congratulations! Let’s celebrate by review...

Level 9: Frets 6-9

Remember that as we work up the neck, the notes begin to repeat themselves. This can play to our ben...

Level 10: Frets 7-10

This is my favorite sounding part of the bass; the notes in this register are so round and full that...

Level 11: Frets 8-11

I know that many of these notes are repeated in other areas of the bass, but do your best to stay at...

Level 12: Frets 1-11

How about another review? This time it’s practically the entire bass neck! I hope you’re...

Level 13: Frets 9-12

Once you finish this level you will have learned to read almost every note that you’ll ever be...

Level 14: Frets 10-13

I always like to go the extra mile and one-up the competition, ya know? Let’s get just one mor...

Level 15: Frets 1-13

You did it! Not only have you made it to the end of The Bassist Curriculum but you’ve also lea...