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Jazz Bass Lessons: Arpeggios: Basic Inversions - G Major

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Now, G major.
G major with the bottom,
the root position.
[SOUND] G with the fourth finger.
[SOUND] B with the first finger.
And [SOUND] open D.
[SOUND] That's root position.
Now B, [SOUND] open [SOUND] D,
and open G [SOUND] is the first inversion.
You can let those ring.
[SOUND] You can play
a little chord if you want.
So, that's two,
[SOUND] open, [SOUND] open.
[SOUND] You can hold your hand on that B,
[SOUND] just kinda rotate,
[SOUND] just string cross.
[SOUND] And play around.
Just play the different sounds and
let it ring.
D [SOUND] is a beautiful key on the bass.
[SOUND] It's nice and open.
So, finally, the second inversion,
the last inversion is the D.
[SOUND] Open D, G, and B.
[SOUND] Fourth finger on B.
So, the whole thing sounds like this,