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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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How To Use The Minor 6 Diminished Scale To Create Movement In Your Bass Solos

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So you want to learn how to create movement in your bass solos? Well in this video, I’ve got 3 ways you can start adding movement to your bass solos today, using the Minor 6 Diminished Scale.

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Learn How to Improvise Over Chord Changes on Bass Quickly

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  So you want to learn how to improvise over chord changes? Well in this video, I’ve got a way for improvising over chord changes today, that comes with 3 promises.

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How Chords Can Make Your 4 String Bass Sound Big

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Incorporating chords on a 4 string bass can be challenging. Often, you’ll find many bass players resort to spending the big bucks on a 5 string bass or 6 string bass. It is true that playing chords on a bass with more than 4 strings opens the door to infinite possibility of lush wide-spaced chord voicings.…

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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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