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Bass Solo Lesson – The Rock Climbing Method For Creating Melodic Direction

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If your new to soloing on the bass and want to know how you can make your bass solos sound like they are going somewhere, this bass solo lesson is just for you! In this video, I’m going to show you a simple way you can create melodic direction in your bass solos! And the…

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Minor Chord Substitution For Your Major 2 5 1 Lines On The Bass

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If your Major 2 5 1 bass lines are sounding square, then this bass lesson is for you! Using a simple Minor Chord substitution, you can make your 2 5 1 lines sound less square on the bass!

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Apply Chromatic Notes To The Major Scale – Create long bass runs

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So you want to know where you can apply chromatic notes to your major scales? Well, in this video, I’m going to show you 4 places you can start applying chromatic notes to the major scale today, in order to get the chord tones of your continuous lines to automatically fall on the strong beats!…

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How To Play Fast On Bass – Crucial Fretting Hand Tip

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A common mistake for many bass players is to squeeze their fretboard too hard. This video shows you how you can know exactly how much pressure is needed with your fretting hand, so that you can play faster on the bass!

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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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