When you break it down clearly and logically, music theory is incredibly important when it comes to making music.In this bass tutorial I will show you a few elements that will transform your bass lines including:How to know what notes ...

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After one year of solid writing (and thirty years of thinking about and studying and using this stuff!), my course Music Theory For Bass Players is now out. In this lesson, I'm going to show you a few ways in ...

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Bass patterns can really help you to visualise the fretboard. Once you make some sense of that vast expanse of frets and wood, you'll find that you can express yourself more freely as you fly effortlessly around the neck.These two-note-per-string ...

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There's so much you can do on bass guitar when you understand some basic music theory. A whole world of music opens up to you and you can create bass lines, fills, and solos with ease. Jamming with fellow musicians ...

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Music theory confuses a lot of people and nothing more so than modes.However, once you get past the initial brain fry, they can be extremely useful for bass players.All the information in this lesson relates to the video lesson below ...

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Arpeggios are sometimes called 'chord tones' and they consist of the first, third, fifth, and seventh (and/or octave) notes of a scale or mode. There are only a few you need to know and these notes turn up all the ...

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It's true, you don't normally play chords on bass guitar. BUT, you can compose, jam, improvise, learn harmony, and just have so much fun with them. One cool thing to do is to play a chord progression into a looper ...

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I love modes but remember being extremely confused by them! The moment I started to understand them was when I started to hear them in bass lines. Everything changed from that point and I use them all the time now. ...

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This bass lesson came from a great question from a bass player wanting to know actually how to craft music from bass scales. He said: For example, when an instructor in a video says, "Now that you know this scale, ...

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This bass guitar video tutorial is under twenty minutes long.In that short time, you'll learn how to use the following to create great bass lines, fills, and solos:Scales (major, minor, pentatonic)TriadsArpeggiosChordsRhythmsScroll down for the free backing track and PDF.For loads ...

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