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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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How To Keep Your Wrist Relaxed For Slap Bass

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There are many approaches to slap bass. Some slap bass players like the thumb to be parrallel to the strings, while others like the thumb to be perpendicular. Some slap bass players like to strike the thumb through the string, while others like to bounce the thumb off the string. Some slap bass players like…

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