The Hal Leonard Bass Method is designed for anyone just learning to play electric bass. It is based on years of teaching bass students of all ages, and it also reflects some of the best bass teaching ideas from around the world. Play your favorite songs in no time! Includes: tuning, playing position, on-screen music notation, notes in first through third position, rhythms througheighth notes, fingerstyle and pick playing, 4/4 and 3/4 time, position shifting and box shapes, play-along examples and six full songs, and more! Stands alone or can be used along with the corresponding book of the same title.