My Favourite Ever Bass Patterns [PENTATONICS – RnB, Soul & Motown]

This is a bass lesson from my RnB, Soul & Motown course.

It's based around a line in the style of one of the greats of bass, Tommy Cogbill. He's relatively unknown but when you consider that he influenced Jaco Pastorius, you know he's no slouch.

The lesson teaches a bass line and then shows you two patterns that are amazing.

Actually, it's a lot more than two as the pentatonic shapes in question contain loads of patterns within patterns.

You play pentatonics all the time as a bass player!

In fact, here are some more lessons you should watch (after this one) to become a pentatonic master:


RnB, Soul & Motown Bass Course

This lesson comes from my RnB, Soul & Motown bass course which is suitable for beginner and intermediate bass players.

The course guides you through 40 soul bass lines in the style of the greats (it's based on my soul bass book).

Here are a couple more lessons from the course:

  1. Play RnB, Soul, Motown Bass In The Style Of The Greats
  2. The Easy Steps To Improvise A Soul Bass Line

It's a one off fee of $70, you get it for life (no rolling subscription fees!), and you get to ask me any questions you like and I'll help you out.

RnB, Soul & Motown Bass Course


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