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Jazz Bass Lessons: Major Modes - C Major

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[MUSIC]
C major, starting
from low E on the bass.
And we're gonna stay just
down in the lower positions.
We're gonna stop at the end
of B flat position.
[SOUND] Open E.
[SOUND] F with the first finger.
[SOUND] Fourth finger, G.
[SOUND] Open A.
[SOUND] Second finger on B.
[SOUND] Fourth finger on C.
[SOUND] Open D.
[SOUND] Second finger on E.
[SOUND] F with the fourth.
[SOUND] Open G.
[SOUND] A with the first finger.
[SOUND] Just like that.
Second finger on B, and
then C, coming back down.
[SOUND] C four.
[SOUND] B, two.
[SOUND] A, one.
[SOUND] G, open.
[SOUND] F, with the fourth.
[SOUND] E with the first.
No, E with the second.
[SOUND] D open.
[SOUND] And C with the fourth finger.
[SOUND] B with the second finger.
[SOUND] Open A.
[SOUND] G with the fourth,
and then F with the first.
[SOUND] Low E.
Now once, I'm just gonna play it a teeny
bit quicker just so you hear the sound,
this is not for you to, I don't want
you to try to play it this fast,
just to hear the sound of that.
[MUSIC]
There
you go.
That's giving you an idea
of the shape of it.
What I'd like you to do is
be able to sing it too.
Practice singing along.
[MUSIC]