Join Jared Meeker for an in-depth discussion in this video Notes above high C, part 4, part of Bass: Teach Yourself.
- Alright so let's move to higher notes on the G string.…Let's go to the F sharp, which is at the 11th fret.…(plays guitar)…And G, which is at the 12th fret.…(plays guitar)…And using these new notes now you…can play a G major scale in two octaves.…Let's try this together.…Here we go.…(plays guitar)…Alright the next exercise is another kind of scale.…
This one's called the Chromatic Scale,…which in some ways people will say is the only scale.…And that is because it has all of the notes, all 12 notes.…So if you play from G, all the way to the octave G,…So if you play from G, all the way to the octave G,…at the 12th fret you're playing…every single note in that register.…So let's try playing this together, here we go.…(plays guitar)…Alright now that you know the G major scale and two octaves…let's check out some licks that we can play…in the key of G major.…
Here's the first one.…(plays guitar)…Alright here is the G major scale lick number two.…(plays guitar)…Alright let's go to the next G major scale exercise,…which uses the F sharp G.…
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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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