Bass for Ukulele Players

Really “Bass” for Non-Bass Players

Published: 17 Oct 2018 Updated: 10 Oct 2023Visits: 42Code: UW50

INSTRUMENTS: Bass Main: Ukulele Others: Ukulele Bass
Subjects: Chords • Ukulele • Bass

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Bass for Ukulele Players


Every musician should be able to play a little bass. A bass player plays chords - just like ukulele players. However there are not strummed. They are played as individual notes - melodically.

The minimum that is need to outline a chord is the Root. The root is the letter name of a chord.

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This lesson sets you in the right path to learning to play bass, and sound like a bass player and not a ukulele player that is playing bass.

Bass – the bottom, the low end. In music this is one essential musician always in demand and in short supply.

What Is The Role of the Bass?

The role of a Bass Player is:

  • Outline the Chords
  • Provide the Rhythmic Feel of the Song

In a nutshell, play the right notes, at the right time in the particular style of the song.

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