Harmonic Minor Harmonised Arpeggios For Bass Guitar

Understanding harmony is absolutely essential for all bass players.

This bass guitar tutorial will teach you about the arpeggios built from the harmonic minor scale.

That's a relatively unusual scale and I'd definitely recommend you look at my major and natural minor harmony lessons first:

  1. Bass Guitar Music Theory: The 7 Arpeggios From C Major
  2. Harmonising The Natural Minor Scale: Play Bass Lines, Chords & Solos!

Scroll down for the free PDF with all seven arpeggios plus a bonus mode (harmonic minor modes sound amazing - especially if you like flamenco music!).


Harmonised Harmonic Minor - Bass Guitar Arpeggios

A great example of a harmonic minor bass line is Thundercat's on the Gorillaz track Cracker Island. Here's my lesson on it:

If you know a little bit about harmony, your ability to hear music improves and you acquire lots of arpeggios that you can instantly make music with.

Once you've learnt the arpeggios, try this:

Harmonic Minor Bass Guitar Etude

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