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Jazz Bass Lessons: 2 Octave Dorian Scales

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[MUSIC]
Dorian Scales.
We're going to start with E, and
you may remember from our theory workshop
in the earlier beginner curriculum,
that the Dorian scale is really
the second mode of the major scale.
So, we're gonna start with the E Dorian
which is just like taking a D major
scale and going from E to E.
In this case we're gonna go up
to the G in thumb position here.
I'm gonna give you just the fingering for
E Dorian.
I'd like you to go up the bass and
do the other fingers yourself
to get practice at figuring out good
sequential fingerings that make sense.
Take your time, work them out.
So, first of all, I'm gonna give
you the fingering for E Dorian.
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Open, two, four,
open, one, four, open.
One-four, open.
One-one, four.
One-four, two-three.
Three-two, one-four, one-four, one-open.
Four, one, open,
four, one, open.
Four, two, open.
[MUSIC].
So I would like you to do F Dorian,
F-sharp,
do all of them up to E-flat
cuz we started on E.
That we'll give you all of them.
Now might be a good time for
you to send me a video.
I would like you to work on all
the Dorians, from E to E-flat and
then maybe send me one or
two, if you'd like.
And make sure you look at the other
video exchanges first, and
then I'll send you some feedback.
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