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Jazz Bass Lessons: Arpeggios: Basic Inversions: Dominant 7th's - C7

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[MUSIC]
So here's the first one, C7.
We start from the root,
[SOUND] you're gonna check that C out.
[SOUND] There we go.
C with the fourth finger,
[SOUND] two on E.
[SOUND] Open G.
[SOUND] There's B-flat with the fourth
finger, so that's root position.
[SOUND] Now the first inversion
has the third and the bass, so
we're gonna stay right there and
then hand position.
We're gonna say two on E.
[SOUND] Open G and
then we're going to shift a little bit.
[SOUND] B-flat, first finger.
[SOUND] C with the fourth finger.
Okay?
So the first two positions are root
[SOUND] and then first inversion.
[SOUND] Now we're gonna
go down the octave, so
we don't go too high
off the bass just yet.
And play the second inversion,
which would be the fifth in the bass.
So we're gonna play G.
[SOUND] Let's check our G.
[SOUND] So fourth finger.
[SOUND] B-flat with the first finger.
[SOUND] C fourth finger and two on E.
So the second inversion sounds like this.
[SOUND] And now for the third inversion.
Now we're gonna start on B-flat with the
first finger and C with the fourth finger.
[SOUND] E second finger [SOUND] and
G open.
So we're gonna play these
all in sequence now.
I'm just going to play them, so
you get to hear the sound of the C7.
[MUSIC]