Chords For Bass [11 ESSENTIAL Shapes]

It's true, you don't normally play chords on bass guitar.

BUT, you can compose, jam, improvise, learn harmony, and just have so much fun with them. One cool thing to do is to play a chord progression into a looper pedal and solo over the top of it.

There's much more you can do too...

Scroll down for the free PDF with all the chord shapes on.

11 Essential Bass Guitar Chord Shapes

Chords can be tricky to play if you've never tried before.

So take it easy and, if you feel any pain or strain, stop for the day. Build up the muscles slowly through practising this little and often.

It will take you a bit of time to learn all these patterns. Make sure you know the intervals within the chord voicing.

Have fun, create music, and keep playing!

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  • Great lessons on chord techniques and essential shapes, may have to finger stretch exercises for some shapes

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