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Jazz Bass Lessons: Electric Bass: Walking Bass: Cells Based on Scale Degrees & Chord Tones – Gmin7

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[MUSIC]
Okay now,
already to G minor cells.
This time I'm going to skip
around the page a little bit, and
play some cells to give you some
just fresh ideas about them.
We're going to start with root five,
flat three, and the fifth.
It's a minor, G minor 7,
so it's G, B flat,
D F are the notes, and the third is minor.
So, I'm not going to
keep saying flat three,
because it has to be
flat three to be a minor.
So it's one, five, three, five, one.
One, five, three, five, that's a nice one.
How about one flat seven five three
[SOUND] one flat seven five three.
[MUSIC]
How about one that starts on the fifth,
this is five flat seven three one,
five flat seven three one.
[MUSIC]
How about five, flat three,
flat seven, octave, five, flat three,
or in this case it's a minor tenth,
flat seven, octave.
Cuz we're starting on the fifth
going up to the minor tenth.
To the flat seven octave.
[MUSIC]
And finally,
root octave flat
seven octave.
[MUSIC]
So there's some G minor cells.
Again, there's 24 cells on that page,
I want you to go in and
fill out what these notes represent.
Is it the third, is it the flat 7,
is it the fifth, is it the root,
is it the scale tone like a second or?
I want you to do this,
to really get in to these things, so
you start to see these little cells,
as memorize little patterns that you can
put together in all these different ways.
There's your G minor cells.
[MUSIC]