Join Jared Meeker for an in-depth discussion in this video Notes above high C, part 2, part of Bass: Teach Yourself.
- Alright, now for notes above high C, part two.…So, even though the bass is a really low instrument,…by playing some of these higher notes,…it really sounds cool.…It can bring out a lot of extra flavor in a groove.…So, let's check out two extra notes.…First thing is high D sharp or E flat,…this is at the eighth fret.…And then, high E is at the ninth fret, way up here.…Of course, that's shown with…two ledger lines above the staff.…
Let's try out an exercise that uses the high D sharp and E.…Here we go.…Alright, now let's do an exercise that uses the E flat,…so that D sharp, we'll just use as E flat here.…Check it out.…
Alright, now let's check out a full…two-octave E major scale.…Check this one out. Here we go.…
Alright, now let's try some bass licks in E major.…Here's the first one.…Alright, and now let's move on to…bass lick in E major, number two.…Here we go.…
And last, let's do bass lick in E major, number three.…Here we go.…
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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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