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

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[MUSIC]
Now we're going to do the dominant
seventh Arpeggios in the lower positions,
with inversions.
Now again to reinforce the reason why
we're doing all these inversions,
when we do walking bass lines later we're
gonna have to know how to manipulate these
inversions to create
interesting walking lines.
And also later on when we do our soloing,
if we know how to use inversions and
different ways of putting
the sounds together,
we're gonna have much more
interesting ideas and
melodic ideas than if we just play
from scales all the time only.
So inversions are a very important
part of playing music and
particularly in walking bass, and
bassline development of any kind,
we really have to have a really firm
handle on what these things look like,
how they shape up on the base,
and how to play ' in tune.
So, here's dominant seventh arpeggios,
staying in the lower
positions with inversions.
So now we're gonna add an inversion
because not only are we going to
start from the root,
the third, and the fifth,
we're also gonna start from the seventh,
okay?
[MUSIC]