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Jazz Bass Lessons: Arpeggios: Basic Inversions: Dominant 7th's - A Flat 7

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[MUSIC]
>> A flat major.
[SOUND]
>> A flat with the fourth finger.
[SOUND] C with the second finger.
[SOUND] E flat with the first finger.
[SOUND] A flat, fourth finger.
That's root position.
First inversion is a C.
[SOUND] Fourth finger, E flat one.
[SOUND] G flat fourth finger.
[SOUND] A flat first finger.
That's first inversion.
Now the second inversion,
at the fifth in the bass,
that's E flat with the first finger.
[SOUND] G flat with the fourth finger,
A flat with the first finger.
[SOUND] C with the fourth finger.
Let's work on that shift.
[MUSIC]
Good.
Now, G flat which is the seventh.
This is the third inversion.
G flat.
First finger, A flat.
Fourth finger.
[SOUND] C natural with the second finger.
And E flat [SOUND] with the first finger.
That's third inversion.
[MUSIC]
You could also play
that E flat on the A string.
[MUSIC]
You just have to shift a little bit.
So let's hear the sound of A flat 7.
[MUSIC]
That's another way to finger it too.
Look what I just did.
[MUSIC]
I played the C, E flat, G flat, and
A flat there on the D string.
That's another way to do it.
I'll do it the original way,
to show you the sound, though.
[MUSIC]
That's A flat seven.
[MUSIC]