The Beginner Bass Guitar Lessons Book by Bert Casey is the most complete and easy to understand beginning bass method available today. These beginner lessons cover correct left & right hand technique as well as parts of the bass, alternating bass notes, two beat, eighth notes, walking patterns, common rock & roll riffs, and complete discussion of theory as it applies to the bass. After learning how to play notes, you will move on to the songbook portion of the course and start learning how to play simple patterns and easy songs like Johnny B. Goode and La Bamba. Playing along with a full band to 13 different songs helps the student work on their rhythm along with learning the basics of playing bass guitar. This course includes audio tracks that can also be accessed online and was formerly released under the title Bass Guitar Primer. - Watch & Learn, Inc.