Dexterity Bass Exercise

This is a great little bass guitar exercise that works on:

  • Dexterity
  • Hand shifting
  • Speed
  • Accuracy

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Dexterity Bass Guitar Exercise


In this bass exercise, you work your way across the neck using triad pairs.

These are two adjacent triads from a scale which are often used in jazz improvisation. The exercise moves through different inversions of the triad.

An inversion is where you play a triad (the first, third, and fifth notes of a scale) starting on the third (first inversion) or fifth (second inversion).

Refer to the PDF to see the inversions of the C and D triads used in the exercise.

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