Join Jared Meeker for an in-depth discussion in this video Introducing triplets, part of Bass: Teach Yourself.
- All right, let's check out Introducing Triplets,…so this new division of time is three notes to each beat.…So you can count that as one triplet, two triplet,…three triplet, four triplet, and when you're playing this…physically on the bass with you know two fingers,…it's going to switch back and forth…from your starting fingers,…so if you go, I'll call this one I and this one M.…I, M, I for the first time.…The second time is going to be M, I, M,…so just practice that and kind of get used to a lot…of different rhythms that you'll do with triplets.…
(bass music)…Let's check out this next example,…which uses a bunch of these different rhythms…and will get you more familiar with this.…Here we go.…(metronome)…(bass music)…All right, excellent.…
You guys are doing great.…Just keep practicing this stuff every day,…and it will get way easier, and your skills…will improve, and you'll get faster.…Let's check out the next example,…which is kind of more of like a doo-wop bass line,…and it moves through a bunch of different strings,…
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- Buying a bass
- Tuning your bass
- Holding your bass
- Left-hand technique
- Getting acquainted with music and tablature
- Notes on the first three strings
- The natural minor scale
- Sharps and naturals
- Key signatures and the major scale
- Ties and quarter notes
- Rock bass and heavy metal licks with syncopation
- Playing chords
- Playing licks from the 1950s, 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Notes on the First Three Strings
3. More Notes, Scales, and Accidentals
4. Introducing Keys and Eighth Notes
5. New Rhythms, Techniques, and Keys
6. Playing Up the Neck and a New Key
7. New Rhythms and Keys
8. Chords and More
9. Licks from Different Eras
Conclusion and credits2m 3s
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