This DVD course is designed for people who want to play bass in a small group or ensemble and presents all the most common musical forms. You will learn bass techniques for rock, country, pop, and other popular music styles. No music-reading ability is required. After mastering this method, you will be ready to start playing with other musicians regardless of what type of music you choose. Free instructional booklet included at http://www.melbay.com/DVDbooklets/index.asp.