How To Write Melodic Bass Lines (CHORDS + BASS SOLO)

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.

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Chord progressions lie at the foundation of this style of playing. Simply put, you need to know about them:

The Beginner Bass Player’s Guide To Chord Progressions

What notes you choose to put in a chord govern how they sound and what emotions they convey:
Chord Theory For Bass Players – How To Make A Chord (Plus Inversions & Voicings)

Knowing how to phrase well will make you sound more pro:

11 Ideas To Improvise INCREDIBLE Bass Solos


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