A triad is formed when you take the first, third, and fifth notes of a scale. A triad is formed by playing the first, third, and fifth notes of a scale.It's that simple and yet so many bass lines are constructed ...

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Music theory is the key to understanding how bass lines, fills, and solos work. This bass tutorial is all about showing you some simple music theory ideas that you can use to make music. You'll also be working on your ear ...

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Music theory is the study of the nuts and bolts of music. Quite simply, learn how music works and you can unlock a whole world of creativity.The problem is that it's often taught in a very boring manner with no ...

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Modes confuse musicians. I should know because they terrorised me for years but once I got a handle on them, they changed how I saw music. They really are everywhere when it comes to bass playing and they're actually easy ...

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Perhaps it's because I'm a simple man but the pentatonic scale is my favourite.As a professional bass player, I've probably earned the most money from playing this humble scale!In this bass tutorial, I'm going to show you how to create ...

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One of the greatest bass solos of all time was played by James Brown's bassist Jimmy Lee Moore. It's incredible in its simplicity, tone, note choice, and in the way Moore articulates the notes.In fact, those expressive techniques are one ...

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Why not practise making up bass lines at the same time as learning new shapes and patterns?In this bass tutorial, I'll how you show to take some common bass guitar scales (major, major pentatonic, natural minor, minor pentatonic, and dorian) ...

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The title for this bass tutorial is no exaggeration. In fact, it could be closer to 90%. Scroll down to check out some videos I made with well-known bass lines that use the following:MajorMajor PentatonicNatural MinorMinor PentatonicMixolydianDorianClick the links above ...

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In music, one of the most prominent chord progressions (especially in jazz) is the 2 5 1.You get a major one and a minor one and this lesson will show you what you need to learn to improvise over them.It's ...

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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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