#1
My daughter wants a guitar, a bass at that. she has never had lessons or played before. Is that the wrong guitar for her to start out with? Any help would be wonderful.

Thank you.
#2
No, a bass is fine for her to start out with. There is no "sequential order" regarding guitars and bass guitars. Indeed, it's quite a good thing she wants to play bass instead of guitar. It means she's not entering an overly saturated market. =]
#3
I think the bass guitar is great if she wants that one to start out with. She'll have strong fingers if she ever gets around to guitar haha.
#4
It should be fine.

However, keep in mind that girls have smaller hands compared to boys, and bass requires some heavy fretting, which could be a little harder to learn on.
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Quote by HumanitysDeath
It should be fine.

However, keep in mind that girls have smaller hands compared to boys, and bass requires some heavy fretting, which could be a little harder to learn on.


+1, but bass is very elemental. For the most part, she'll advance quickly because she'll be learning root notes and figures that don't involve using too many strings. I know when I first started guitar, open chords were really frustrating.
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#6
Thank you everyone who posted, you've helped me out a lot. I'm pretty sure I'll be needing to post on here again in the near future.

Thanks again.
#8
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