4 Common Scales For Bass Players

It can be confusing knowing how to approach learning scales or indeed what they actually are used for. This video lesson shows you probably the most common scales used in bass playing: the major and natural minor scales and their pentatonic versions. You can make an incredible amount of music just by knowing this small selection!

One Octave Major Scale

One Octave C Major Scale for Bass Guitar

 

One Octave C Major Pentatonic

One Octave C Major Pentatonic Scale for Bass Guitar

 

One Octave A Natural Minor Scale

One Octave A Natural Minor Scale for Bass Guitar

One Octave A Minor Pentatonic Scale

One Octave A Minor Pentatonic Scale for Bass Guitar

Memorise these shapes and start using them straight away. Use them to strengthen your speed, stamina, strength and general technique. Then come up with bass lines using them. 

Download: 


I send 1 email every Sunday with free lessons, pro tips, gear, gig advice and more. Your details will not be passed on or shared with any other party. Privacy policy.

Online Bass Courses Dan Hawkins Bass Store


If you get any value from my lessons and would like to help keep this site running and the weekly lessons flowing, click the button below for a small donation. Even something small really helps me cover running costs!

{"email":"Email address invalid","url":"Website address invalid","required":"Required field missing"}

The Bass Guitar Resource Book

I send out a newsletter every Sunday packed full of bass tips, news, and lessons, plus if you sign up you get my free Bass Guitar Resource Book. You can't find this anywhere else so don't miss this special offer!

>