The bass lessons include rhythmic studies, scales, chord tones, approach notes, chordal exercises, linear and multi-tonal exercises from a variety of academic sources. Bass students will start to read music from day one. Beginner players will read and practice homework within their capabilities. Intermediate to advanced bass students will study various exercises cataloged over many years. Advanced students will work on the transcription of solos. The course also accommodates players who play five and six string bass.