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How To Make Your Jazz Bass Lines Sound More Modern By Mixing The Melodic Minor Scale

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So you want to know how you can make your jazz bass lines sound more modern? Well in this bass lessons video, I’m going to show you my favorite way you can mix the Melodic Minor Scale into your jazz bass lines in order to get that modern sound!

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Sick 4 Bar Bass Run Inspired By Marc Manhertz

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In this bass lesson video, I’m going to show you how to play a 4 bar bass run that was inspired by an Instagram video I saw of a Toronto bass player named Marc Manhertz. This is a fun one to play!

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How To Capture A Lydian Sound In Your Bass Solos

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So you want to know how to capture that epic Lydian sound in your bass solos? Well, in this video, I’m going to show you just how you can do that, using a specific major triad and a specific minor pentatonic scale!

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Matthew Ramsey Inspired Bass Lick – 2 Bar 16th Note Bass Lick For Major Keys

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Ok, so here’s a 16th note bass lick, that’s 2 bars long, and works really well over major keys! This was inspired by a Matt Ramsey bass lick that I heard him play in a live video with Kirk Franklin. The song was called Hosanna, and he’s killin’ it on the bass!

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Incorporating Chromaticism With Your BassLines

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Effective Chromaticism can add interest and movement to your basslines and fills. Learn a simple, rhythmically accurate, scale for adding chromaticism with little thought!

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