Learning bass, easier or the same as learning guitar?

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Learning bass, easier or the same as learning guitar?

Postby The Ultimate » 02 Mar 2015, 07:54

Guys I'm wondering, if you know how to play guitar, is the transition to bass just as simple or is that a different ballgame?
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Re: Learning bass, easier or the same as learning guitar?

Postby Skinfection » 02 Mar 2015, 12:11

if you just play root notes it's pretty easy
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Re: Learning bass, easier or the same as learning guitar?

Postby zim » 02 Mar 2015, 12:18

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if you just play root notes it's pretty easy
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personally, i think if you can play guitar, you can make the transition to bass pretty easily but that doesn't mean you'll instantly be an awesome bass player.
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Re: Learning bass, easier or the same as learning guitar?

Postby FUKKET » 21 Apr 2015, 10:14

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if you just play root notes it's pretty easy
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personally, i think if you can play guitar, you can make the transition to bass pretty easily but that doesn't mean you'll instantly be an awesome bass player.
 
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This.

Also depends on the genre.

In funk or blues, or jazz - you can often tell if it's a guitarist playing bass - mainly the little nuances aren't there.


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Re: Learning bass, easier or the same as learning guitar?

Postby Skinfection » 21 Apr 2015, 10:56

gotta learn that chord theory
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Re: Learning bass, easier or the same as learning guitar?

Postby zim » 21 Apr 2015, 17:29

uhg learning
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Re: Learning bass, easier or the same as learning guitar?

Postby scunt. » 27 Apr 2015, 10:12

i hate playing bass
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Re: Learning bass, easier or the same as learning guitar?

Postby The Ultimate » 27 Apr 2015, 11:28

Why?
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Re: Learning bass, easier or the same as learning guitar?

Postby User » 30 Apr 2015, 08:15

cos he used words
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Re: Learning bass, easier or the same as learning guitar?

Postby horse dealies » 01 May 2015, 17:42

no i'm with smelly
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