​​​​Music Theory

Yes, it's true that music theory alone won't make you a good musician. But, there's SO much you can do if you know a little. It's crazy how much you can do with a good knowledge of music theory and how to use it. Let me show you how in these lessons.

Figure Out Bass Lines By Ear - INTERVAL Shapes

Figure Out Bass Lines By Ear – INTERVAL Shapes

You shouldn’t need a teacher to tell you how to play a bass line. Or a YouTube lesson, TAB site or other method. If you work on your ear enough so that you can recognise simple intervals then you’re in a great place to start figuring it all out yourself. You ears are your greatest strength.

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Harmonising The Natural Minor Scale - Play Bass Lines, Chords & Solos!

Harmonising The Natural Minor Scale: Play Bass Lines, Chords & Solos!

Harmonise a scale into modes, triads, arpeggios, and chords and you have everything you need to make a life time’s worth of music. That’s no exaggeration. This stuff is very much in the lightbulb moment category so watch this lesson over and over again until you understand! The scale used in the video is relative to

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Bass Solo Over Bass Chords - Learn How To Do It!

Bass Solo Over Bass Chords – Learn How To Do It!

When you set up a bass guitar chord progression on a loop and just improvise, several things have to happen. You have to know the ‘correct’ notes to play, where they are on the bass neck, what rhythms to use, how to make it sound musical, and what techniques to use. All that is discussed in

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10 Music Theory Tips For Bass Players

10 Music Theory Tips For Bass Players

Music theory isn’t everything but understanding it will definitely increase your skill level in a number of important areas.  Here’s the list along with some related lessons.  1.Harmonise A ScaleThis is a key element of music as songs are formed from chord progressions. You will play the chord tones more often than not so knowing

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21 Modes In Under 2 Minutes!

21 Modes In Under 2 Minutes!

Modes are absolutely huge for your creativity as a bass player. So many people are confused by them, but you needn’t be. For an explanation and some tips on how to memorise them, be sure to thoroughly study these lessons: How to Use Modes: A Guide For Bass Players How To Memorise The Major Scale Modes In

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Create Bass Lines With Only FOUR Arpeggios

Create Bass Lines With Only FOUR Arpeggios

There are only four arpeggios that you really need to know and understand to start being able to make up your own music… They all come from one key, so once you understand how they’re related to each other then you start to gain magical superpowers. Well, many people believe musicians who can do anything are

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