The Anatomy Of A Great Bass Solo

What makes a great bass solo?

This bass tutorial will show you a few things that will help you right away, including:

  1. Note Selection
  2. Phrasing
  3. Call & response
  4. Licks
  5. Beat placement & feel
  6. Sequencing patterns

Make sure to scroll down for the free backing track and the scale shapes to memorise.

Bass Solo Backing Track & PDF

The chord progression for this lesson is simple: just Em for one bar then Bm. We're in the key of E Natural Minor so that scale will work, and the E Minor Blues scale is perfect:

E Minor Blues Scale for Bass GuitarE Minor Blues Scale for Bass Guitar

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