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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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Learn A Highly Effective Ear Training Exercise for Bass Players

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In this video, I’ve got an effective ear training exercise for bass players like yourself! You can perform this exercise on your bass. So, you don’t need to use a piano. You don’t need a computer. And you don’t need a partner! You will quickly notice results if you perform this exercise for even just…

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Spark Your Bass Intros With Cycles Of Note Groupings

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Cycles of note groupings force the listener’s ear to focus on resolution points. Here is a simple application of a cycle of note groupings, used to create movement in a bass intro.

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More Freedom For Your Jazz Bass Solos

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Instantly create good sounding jazz bass solos with minimal music theory and very little thought. A streamlined thought process for approaching jazz bass solos, allows you to focus more on the delivery of your musical statement. When your mind is free, you can groove harder, articulate your phrases with more drama, and just have more…

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Know The Two Types of Bass Practice And Save Yourself Hours Of Time

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In a previous bass lesson, I gave some bass practice tips on goal setting that guarantee musical growth in a short period of time. Goals are great, however if you don’t have a clear vision of what you are setting these goals for, you could end up wasting a whole lot of time. There are…

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