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Jazz Bass Lessons: Electric Bass: Basic Etudes in All 12 Keys – C Major

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[MUSIC]
Okay now we're going to move to the basic
etudes in all 12 keys for major and minor.
So the first one is in C major, and we're
gonna be playing over a straight A field.
And the whole idea with
these exercises is for
people who are just learning an act and
playing in the low positions,
to be able to play a song with
a very slow whole note or
half note melody, where they can
enjoy hearing the sound of their
instrument with some nice chords and
a little groove behind it.
So the idea is to play the melody, the
first time, and then maybe the second time
play around the melody,
even try to improvise a little bit.
Play notes near the melody, see if you can
find notes by ear that sound good to you.
Okay?
And this first one like I said is
a straight 8th note kind of feel on
the drums.
C major.
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