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Jazz Bass Lessons: Arpeggios: Basic Inversions - A Major

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On to
A major.
A major in root position.
Open A, C sharp with the fourth
finger, first finger on E.
Now, first inversion.
C sharp four, one on E and one on A.
Now, first finger on E,
first finger on A, and
then fourth on C sharp.
Now, that would be the second inversion
And remember to try to get that beautiful
tone again.
We're always trying to get those major
sounds to ring in a beautiful way.
And to think about music, and not just
shifting and the technical part about it.
Because, again, we're gonna prepare.
All these things are in preparation
to get the sounds under our hands so
that we can play the play-alongs with
a lot more enjoyment because we actually
have a familiarity with our hands of where
the sounds are and how to get to them.