Learning to play bass guitar has gotten easier through the years. There are many options for potential bassists to learn the basics or improve their skills. Not only can you go pick up a bass guitar book from your local music store, but you might also try playing along with some music or a YouTube video. Various CD’s, including those from some top bass players are also available for purchase and can be useful tools for those looking to become better bass players. The most important factor in learning to play bass is always going to be the student. The more you love it, the more likely you are to stick with it. Just keep picking it up and playing and your bass skills will continually increase.