Join Jared Meeker for an in-depth discussion in this video Licks and exercises with dotted quarter notes, accents, and slides, part of Bass: Teach Yourself.
- All right, now for licks and exercises…with dotted quarter notes, accents, and slides.…So you guys are doing really great.…This stuff is starting to get a little bit more complex…but way more fun to play.…And if you really invest a little bit of time in this…every day, I guarantee you, you'll get it.…And you'll be able to move on to all kinds…of great things in the near future.…So let's check this one out.…Enjoy it and have fun.…Here we go.…(drum sticks clicking)…(funky bass lick)…All right, cool, now this is another lick…that does the same type of thing,…just to investigate a little bit more about…using slides and all these other features.…
Check this one out.…I hope you enjoy it.…(drum sticks clicking)…(funky bass lick)…All right, excellent.…You guys are doing great.…So all these exercises are really short,…so you can just repeat them.…Loop them until they feel very comfortable…and play them several times over.…Then we can move on to the next thing.…We're going to check out the G major scale…and how to employ a bit of slides through this.…
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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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