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Jazz Bass Lessons: Electric Bass: Basic Chord Voicings 4: Minor 7 Flat 5

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Here's a couple of voicings for
the minor seven flat five.
The minor seven flat five is the root of
the flatted third, flatted fifth, and
a normally flatted seventh.
So, and C minor would be C,
E-flat, G-flat, B-flat.
On a four string bass, it's really
muddy to play a four note voicing and
you really can't do it for
this chord very well.
So I would say, three note voices
are good, so the voicing I have,
there are two voicings.
I have one with the root, and
the flatted fifth and the seventh.
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And that's the same fingering every time.
It's one, three, two.
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And then the second one is the flatted
fifth, the octave, and the third.
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So here's
the first one.
One.
One, three, two.
And the second one.
Two, four, one.
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Now D-flat,
minor seven flat five would be this.
Same fingering.
That's the root.
Flat five, and a flat seven.
And then you could do the.
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That's the flatted five and
the root and the minor third.
That's an E-flat and D.
Again so on and so
forth D minor seven flat five is
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root flatted fifth seventh.
Or, flatted fifth.
Root, and
minor third.
E-flat.
And E minor seven flat five.
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F.
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F sharp, minor seven flat five.
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G.
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A-flat.
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Hm.
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And A.
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And this is hard.
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You get
the idea.
So, and then you have to see if you
have enough neck to play the rest of it.
So that's the minor seven flat five.
There's two voicings there.
Try those.
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