Yamaha Bass Guitar
February 29, 2016

Here at Yamaha Bass Guitar, you can find reviews and best, affordable deals to buy Yamaha bass guitars. Divided into 4 categories, the BB series, RBX series, Signature, and TRB series. Each have their own unique touch and richness to the particular Yamaha bass guitar.

Here you can find the popular Yamaha RBX170, RBX374, RBX375 guitars and their reviews + descriptions.

How to Play the Yamaha Bass Guitar?

There 4 strings on most Yamaha bass guitars. But some come with 5. They are the same, with the standard tuning of EADGBE. Now, on the Yamaha bass guitar, it is EADG for 4 strings and BEADG for 5 strings.

There are various styles of playing. There is the plucking, slapping, popping, tapping, and thumping, or using a plectrum. As well as there are various styles, from rock to country to jazz. Note that guitar basses are rarely strummed.


Some bassists play using their thumbs or fingers, directly. While some others use the pick (a thick one). However, it is not hard to see most players use their fingers, naturally. Hang your hand loosely over the strings. Then, think of your thumb area as a support. This way, you will find it easy to pluck the strings with the index, middle, ring, and even pinky fingers.

Get to Know the Yamaha Bass Guitar

The body is the heaviest part of all. You will need to attach a strap onto your body, to carry it. The neck will the long part, where you play your notes and also your left hand fingerings. The headstock of the Yamaha bass guitar hold the 4 or 5 pegs. You can tune (tighten or loosen) the strings on top by turning these pegs. Pickup systems are essential. They capture the bass guitar string vibrations and converted into electrical signals. These signals are then amplified by an amplifier and to a speaker.