What are the best resources for learning to play bass guitar?

  • #1
    HS
    Written on May 15, 2017
    Harry Spencer
    "Bass Guitar Tutor is an iOS app for learning how to play bass guitar. I think it's a great app because it teaches the fundamentals of bass which a lot of self taught players may skip over. Bass Guitar Tutor works with you on scales and chords, from which you can build a good starting point for more advanced playing."
  • #2
    AH
    Written on April 30, 2017
    Amber Harper
    "I've always wanted to learn bass guitar, but never had time in my youth. Now I'm retired I thought I could try and finally pick it up. I thought I'd start with an online course so I could go at my own pace. I found this Udemy class, and spent $50 on it, discounted from $200 which I thought was a good deal at the time. Once I started, though, it just didn't work out. The instructor was grating, and not very clear. Not enough time was spent on fingering, in my opinion. And, to add insult to injury, not two week after I bought in, they were selling the same course, The Professional Bass Masterclass, for $10! Not a happy camper."
  • #3
    DR
    Written on March 6, 2017
    Dylan Rose
    "I recently decided to start learning how to play the bass guitar again. I didn't get too far during my first attempt last year. Besides taking lessons, I also found an app on the Itunes store called ABRSM Speedshifter. It's a great program that assists a lot with practicing playing several tracks at different speeds."
  • #4
    KS
    Written on May 19, 2017
    Kathy Schultz
    "I'm learning bass guitar this summer, so I decided to try this app from the apple app store. It has a lot of music within the program, but the instruction side is a little rough. There's a bit of a learning curve."
  • #5
    MJ
    Written on January 23, 2017
    Madison Jackson
    "I think this is a great idea for busy people who want to learn to play bass guitar. You can do it on your own time. You don't need to leave the house. It is inexpensive. You can watch videos over."
  • #6
    JC
    Written on May 23, 2017
    Janice Carr
    "PlayPerfect Music Practice Software saves me so much money and hassle. I don't have to take my son Timmy to music class any more! I can just lock him in the garage and let him practice! Great product."
  • #7
    TM
    Written on May 30, 2017
    Thomas May
    "It's specifically about walking bass rather than the basics of bass guitar. But it does fit as a resource for learning to play bass guitar."

Summary

Best resources for learning to play bass guitar
Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
1 Bass Guitar Tutor Apps 109 Free
2 The Professional Bass Masterclass Courses 84 Paid
3 ABRSM Speedshifter Apps 66 Paid
4 Learn how to play Bass Guitar Apps 43 Free
5 Bass Guitar Lessons For Beginners Courses 37 Paid
6 PlayPerfect Music Practice Software Software 17 Free
7 Walking Bass - Quick Start Guide Courses 1 Paid