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Jazz Bass Lessons: One Octave Major Scales - G Flat Major

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Now let's go
to G-flat major.
This next note, the one right after F on
the E string, can be called a G-flat or
an F-sharp.
And in the theory section,
we'll talk about that.
That's enharmonic.
Meaning, it's a fancy name for
saying you can call one note two
different names, that's all it is.
So now we're on F-sharp, or
G-flat, whatever you prefer.
So we'll say flat right now,
we'll say G-flat with the first finger.
A-flat, the fourth finger.
B flat with the first finger.
Here you can play the B natural
with your second finger or
you can slide up with your first finger.
D-flat with the fourth finger,
E-flat with the first,
let's check to make
sure that we have that.
with the second
and G-flat with the fourth finger.
Let's do that again.
The flat keys,
which we call
closed keys on the bass where
there's no open string to play.
These are challenging.
You can still tune.
You can use some open strings
to tune some of these intervals.
Let's call this G flat,
let's think of it as an F-sharp now and
let's play a D against it.
To check it.
[SOUND] A flat, with the fourth finger.
[SOUND] B flat with the first finger.
[SOUND] Slide up with the first finger,
B natural.
[SOUND] D-flat.
[SOUND] E-flat first finger [SOUND] F with
the second finger [SOUND] G-flat.
Okay, that's G-flat major.