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Jazz Bass Lessons: Arpeggios: Basic Inversions - F Major

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[MUSIC]
Now,
let's do it in F major.
[SOUND] Here we have
the first finger on F.
[SOUND] Open A.
[SOUND] And the fourth finger on C.
[SOUND] That's the root,
[SOUND] the third, [SOUND] and
the fifth [SOUND] of the chord.
[MUSIC]
And go back and forth.
[MUSIC]
That ought to be a very familiar sound
to you.
Now, the first inversion is A,
[SOUND] C, [SOUND] F.
[SOUND] Which is the third [SOUND] in the
bass, the fifth [SOUND] to the chord, and
then the root.
[SOUND] And now, the second inversion
with the fifth [SOUND] in the bass,
the root, [SOUND] and
the third [SOUND] on top.
That's C, [SOUND] F, [SOUND] A.
[SOUND] And there, we using our fourth
[SOUND] finger, fourth [SOUND] finger, and
second [SOUND] finger.
It sounds like I'm playing taps.
Okay, so, now we're going to play
the same inversions over B flat major.
So, now we have the root,
B [SOUND] flat one.
[SOUND] Open D.
[SOUND] Fourth finger F.
And then, [SOUND] open D.
[SOUND] F fourth finger.
[SOUND] B flat fourth finger.
And again, so we don't go too high
into the other positions yet,
we're gonna take the fifth
[SOUND] of B flat, which is F.
[SOUND] Put it way down here, [SOUND] and
then the root, [SOUND] and the third.
So, that's F, [SOUND] B flat,
[SOUND] and D.
[SOUND] So, the B flat triad in all
the three versions is
[MUSIC]
there it is.
[MUSIC]