3 Useful Major Blues Bass Patterns

Here are three blues bass guitar patterns you can use over 12 bar major blues.

Scroll down below the video to download the free PDF plus the backing track for this lesson.

If you love blues (and soul, RnB, and Motown, you'll love my Soul,RnB, and Motown course which contain many more patterns and 40 bass lines for you to try.

RnB, Soul & Motown Bass Course

12 Bar Major Blues Shapes + Backing Track

Use a combination of patterns along with a swing 1/8th shuffle rhythm to make your own lines up.


RnB, Soul & Motown Bass Course

Book: RnB, Soul 7 Motown Style Basslines

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  • Hi Dan, awesome blues lesson, thank you. Getting patterns down, especially in the blues is vital to up and coming bassists, and just starting out bass players. Getting those patterns learned gives you confidence in band practice and jam sessions. Building an armoury of blues techniques will take one a long way on the bass journey, and these lessons will give a rock solid base to expand upon.
    Enjoy your holiday Dan, best wishes to you all.

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