Join Jared Meeker for an in-depth discussion in this video Playing from chord sheets, part 3, part of Bass: Teach Yourself.
- Alright, let's get back into playing from chord sheets.…So, instead of just playing the root notes…you can actually play the third and the fifth, as well.…Let's go through a few chord progressions…that you can utilize this new technique…of playing the third and the fifth.…Here we go.…(rhythmic tapping)…(guitar music)…Nice, alright, let's try that same kind of concept…on this next lick.…
This one has a little bit of variety with the rhythm.…Check it out.…(rhythmic tapping)…(guitar music)…Alright, the next example shows a new technique…that is called a lower neighboring tone.…So instead of just playing the notes in the chord…you can actually play the notes below each chord tone.…So if I'm playing a G major chord like this.…
So there's just the root third and fifth chord,…I can actually step below each chord tone like this.…(guitar music)…So let's try that concept in time with this next example.…Here we go.…(rhythmic tapping)…(guitar music)…Alright, let's check out the next lick which uses another…topic which is the upper neighboring tone.…
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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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