Join Jared Meeker for an in-depth discussion in this video Syncopation, part of Bass: Teach Yourself.
- All right, let's move on to syncopation.…You guys are going to love this.…So, syncopation is where you play…more beats that are anticipated,…or more notes that are off beat,…off of the standard downbeats.…And, this is so useful in so many styles of music,…rock, blues, jazz, funk, a whole bunch of different things.…So, let's just play all of these different examples.…I'm not going to give too much setup to it.…Let's just go from one to the next.…
I highly suggest that you guys take each one slowly.…If you're having a hard time kind of…getting into the groove of it,…just loop it and play it over and over,…but I'm just going to play from one to the next right now.…Here we go, here's example one.…(rhythmic tapping)…(bass guitar music and drumming)…And now, for example two, with the third beat anticipated.…(rhythmic tapping)…(bass guitar music and drumming)…Example three.…
(rhythmic tapping)…(bass guitar music and drumming)…Example four.…(rhythmic tapping)…(bass guitar music and drumming)…Example five.…(rhythmic tapping)…
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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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