If you want to blaze around the bass fretboard like there's no tomorrow then there's no way around it: you're going to have to memorise the neck really well. This is an amazing method that will get you playing scales, ...

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There's nothing wrong with the first major scale pattern that most people learn on bass guitar. It does the job great and you can make a lot of music using just that basic shape. Check out this lesson to see ...

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If you want to be able to make up your own bass line but also be able to use your own ears to figure out bass lines ten you need to watch this lesson all the way through. I introduce ...

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The title may seem trivial at first but think about Roger Federer playing tennis, an expert coder touch typing, or an experienced seamstress. They're all so connected to the physical object they use that they don't need to look at ...

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An octave is the distance of twelve semitones from two musical notes. It is called an octave because it is the note eight away from the root note in a seven-note scale - it's the same as the root note ...

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If you want to express yourself fully on the bass you need to know the notes. This video lesson takes you through a few tricks to memorise the bass guitar fretboard.​Flats - b  Sharps - #  Download the PDF: Notes-On-The-Bass-GuitarRelated LessonsJoe Satriani ...

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This is a brilliant way to reinforce your knowledge of where the notes lie on the bass guitar fretboard. I picked this up from the great man’s book ‘Joe Satriani Guitar Secrets’.Use this exercise after you have looked at ‘How ...

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Many fairly advanced players don't know the entire fretboard; sticking to one or two familiar zones on the bass guitar.Whether you are a complete beginner or have been playing for a while but don't quite know all of the fretboard; ...

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To start learning the bass guitar fretboard inside out, learn these 3 points you can use as a reference. These 3 different areas will act as shortcuts you can use to find any note quickly. Dive straight in or look ...

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Not only are they cool to play, octave patterns allow you to find the same note at different points of the fretboard.What Is An Octave?Technically an octave is the distance of 12 semitones between 2 notes. That’s why the double ...

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