For most people listening to a song on the radio or a CD from their favorite band, the most prevalent string instrument they will hear is the lead guitar. And as with most bands, it is the lead guitarist that is usually given the helm when it comes to performing the melody of the song.
But aside from the lead guitar, there is usually another guitar playing in the background. Not easily heard, but without it, a song will never be the same. It's the bass guitar. And when it comes to bass guitars, Yamaha bass guitars are usually among the top choices.
Like its position in a band, Yamaha bass guitars play an important role in Yamaha's family of guitars. They are just as popular as Yamaha's other guitars, and one can expect Yamaha's reputation of durability, performance, and affordability, to be seen in the bass guitars.
Yamaha electric bass guitars are divided into a number of series. There's the BB series, the RBX series, the TRB series, the BEX series, the E series, and the GigMaker series. They feature unique styling, both visually and acoustically, and can be used by all kinds of artists from all kinds of genres; from rock, to heavy metal, to jazz, to R&B, and all others.
Yamaha's 100+ years of musical heritage is further extended by these guitars (see Yamaha Electronic Drums). In fact, Yamaha bass electric bass guitars are so special, that many artists have worked with Yamaha to produce unique signature series guitars according to their own specifications, even producing a Yamaha 5 string bass guitar that is totally unique and one of a kind.
But Yamaha bass guitars are not just for the best professionals. They are durable and affordable enough to be used by beginners and casual musicians who just love to play. Beginners need not fear about putting the guitar out of tune if they begin practicing, nor do they need to fear the price. Many Yamaha bass guitars are within reach of the average consumer, allowing almost everyone to be able to have, and play, these finely tuned instruments.
So whether you're a pro, or an amateur, or even a frustrated bass guitarist, the Yamaha bass guitar may be for you.