I've got a really fun bass lesson for you this week.There's something so satisfying about recording a chord progression into a looper pedal and improvising over the top.So that's exactly what I'll teach you in this week's bass lesson. I ...

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As a teacher - especially online - you don't always know what bass players want to learn. You can make a very good educated guess but sometimes you get a surprise. I recently produced a lesson on bass chords and ...

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Chord ProgressionsBass players tend not to play chords but there's no denying they're fun; not to mention useful to know. This video lesson takes you through the key of G major and harmonises it to get a set of seven ...

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Being a one man operation can sometimes be tough so I called in ChatGPT for some help in this latest bass lesson. I asked:What chord progressions should bass players know?The five answers were actually pretty good!So here are some of ...

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Never forget that a great bass line is always played with groove, feel, and unshakeable timing.The right notes also help...In this bass guitar tutorial, you will learn how every scale (or mode) has an arpeggio (also called chord tones) that ...

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In this lesson I'm going to show you four chord progressions that use harmonics.After that, I'll teach you how to solo over those chords using a few different scales. There's a lot of cool stuff you can use in this ...

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There are loads of great videos on YouTube showing players looping chords whilst soloing over the top or, indeed, writing full compositions over the progressions. This video lesson teaches you what you need to know to do the same.Related LessonsChord ...

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Bossa nova is a style of Brazilian music found a lot in jazz. In bass playing, it is characterised by root-fifth movement but, in this video lesson, I show you how to make up some beautiful sounding chord progressions and ...

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Yes it's true that on a gig or session you'll never really be asked to play chords on the bass guitar. However, knowing how to play chord is great for your musicianship, improvising, composing, and jamming skills. The relationship between ...

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If you struggle to make up basslines in jam sessions, band practice, or when making up your own parts for a session, then you'll want to check this video lesson out.Download the audio: ​Things start off very simply by using ...

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