Bass Chord Technique Lesson

Playing chords on bass is slightly unusual but it does sound extremely cool. You can compose, improvise, and just have good old fun using them.

In this bass tutorial you will learn how to use your thumb, index, and middle fingers to pluck rhythms over minor and major seventh chord shapes.

I'll then show you how to confidently move the chords around and create beautiful music with them.

Scroll down for the exercise PDF.

Bass Chord Exercises (TAB/Notation)

Now learn the eleven most common bass shapes by studying this lesson:

If you want to dive a lot deeper into chord progressions and how to use chords with major, minor, melodic minor, and harmonic minor harmony (and a bunch more cool theory stuff!) check out Music Theory For Bass Players.

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