An easy introduction to the basics of bass guitar playing. Includes riffs, licks, arpeggios,slides, hammer ons and progressions covering Rock, Metal, Blues, Funk and Reggae styles. Music and tablature notation are used throughout. All techniques and music theory are gradually introduced in a very easy and clear way using over 110 examples, riffs, and licks. A strong emphasis is placed on getting the student to play interesting music on the bass right from the very beginning.