Creating Bass Lines Over A Chord Progression [Am/Dm/F/G]

My second most popular bass lesson ever on YouTube is Creating Bass lines Over A Chord Progression (Bm/G/Em/C).

The format of the lesson is to build different ideas for bass lines and fills over a backing track. Then you practise those in your own time.

This lesson is the same, using a funky chilled pop style.

In this bass tutorial, you'll learn:

  • How to create a bass line using root notes and RHYTHM
  • The importance of 3rds + 5ths (HARMONY)
  • To connect notes using scale/modes (MELODY)
  • How to create simple yet memorable bass parts
  • Bass fills using minor pentatonic and chord tones 

This is an action packed lesson with loads to learn!

Scroll down for the free backing track.

Am Dm F G Bass Guitar Backing Track

In my opinion, there's no greater skill on bass than to jam, improvise, and make up bass lines on the spot. Preferably in different styles too.

I have LOADS of lessons on this on my site and you can find some of them below.

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