Welcome to the wonderful world of the upright bass. The term upright bass is used by those of us who focus on jazz or non-orchestral genres. When walking into a music shop, you’re better off using the term double-bass since that’s what it’s been most commonly called for that last.
The first question that I routinely hear from beginners is “how do I get started”. I’ve broken down this topics to get you started.
Different types of basses such as carved vs plywood. Advantages of renting. Bass sizing.
String types and recommendations for a beginner.
Should you sit on a stool or stand while playing?