Bass & Standup Bass Lessons



An upright bass, also known as a double bass, contra bass, bass violin, bass fiddle, bull fiddle or just bass, is a string bass in violin form.  The upright bass is commonly used for classical and jazz music.  

The bass guitar, also known as electric bass or just bass,is an instrument shaped, constructed and held (or worn) like an electric guitar, that plays in a lower, bass range.  The bass guitar is used in many styles of music including rock, metal, pop, punkrock, country, reggae, gospel, blues and jazz.  It is used as a soloing instrument in jazz, fusion, Latin, funk and in some rock and metal styles.