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Acquire a versatile musical vocabulary on your bass guitar. Be able to solo and groove to any style of music.

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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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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Chord Melody Bass – A Simple Method For Playing Chord Melody On Bass

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In this chord melody bass lesson, I’m going to show you how play a melody and bass line at the same time on the bass. If you want to learn how to harmonize melody on bass, then try these simple steps!

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