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Jazz Bass Lessons: 2 Octave Melodic Minor Scales

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[MUSIC]
A minor.
Melodic minor.
This time I think we're just
gonna go up to the F sharp.
Okay, so, A melodic minor.
Open.
Two, four, open.
One, four, one, one, four,
one, four, one, four.
Four, one, four,
one, four, one, one,
four, one, open,
four, two, one.
B flat melodic minor.
One, two four.
One, four, o.
Two, one, four, one.
Four, one, three, three, one,
four, one four, one, two, o.
Four, one, four, two, one.
B melodic minor.
Two octaves, but we're going to
stop short of thump position so
we're only going to go up to the F sharp.
So let's try that coming from the F sharp
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So we have four, one, four, two, four,
two, one, four, one, open, four, one.
Now going up.
One, four, open.
One, four, one, two, four, two, four,
one, four, one, two, four, four,
two, one, four, one, open, four, one.
Again, from the top.
Four, one, four, two, four,
two, one, four, one, open, four, one.
Next is C melodic minor.
C melodic minor,
we're gonna stop on G, so again,
let's start from the top and come down.
Three.
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Three, four, one,
four, one, four, one, open.
Four, one, open, four.
Going up.
Four, open, one, four, open, one, four.
One, four, one, four, three.
Three, four, one, four,
one, four, one, open,
four, one, open, four.
C sharp melodic minor.
Let's stop on the G sharp.
So let's start from there.
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Third finger on G sharp,
make sure that elbow's up.
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One on F sharp.
Four, two.
One.
Four, one, one.
Four, one, one.
Four.
So you got four, one, one, four.
One, one, four.
One.
Two, four.
One, three.
Three, one, four, two.
One, four, one, one, four.
One, one, four.
D melodic minor, we're going to stop on G.
So we're gonna start from the G to go
down to make sure we have it right here.
Three, one.
Four, one, four, one.
One, open, two, one, open.
So that's open, one, two.
Open, one, one, four.
One, four, one, three.
Three, one.
Four, one.
Four, one.
One.
Open.
Two.
One.
Open.
E flat melodic minor.
We're going to do E flat
melodic minor up to the A flat.
So let's start on that A flat.
Three, one, four, one, four, one,
four, one, four, two, one.
One, two, four, one, four, one,
four, one, four, one, three.
One, four, one, four, one,
four, one, four, two, one.
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