Join Jared Meeker for an in-depth discussion in this video The key of D, part of Bass: Teach Yourself.
Alright, let's check out the key of D.…So, this key has two sharps, F# and C#…and we're going to play this scale by moving between…the second position and the fourth position.…Check it out.…(bass music)…Alright, now let's check out a melody that uses this scale.…
This is a fragment from Joy To the World.…Here we go.…("Joy To the World" by George Frideric Handel)…And now for the D scale with repeated notes.…This type of thing is really good to practice…to get your right hand technique together.…
Here we go.…(bass music)…
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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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