This is a public version of the members-only Jazz Bass with John Patitucci, at ArtistWorks. Functionality is limited, but CLICK HERE for full access if you’re ready to take your playing to the next level.

These lessons are available only to members of Jazz Bass with John Patitucci.
Join Now

Beginner Upright Bass
 ≡ 
Intermediate Upright Bass
 ≡ 
Advanced Upright Bass
 ≡ 
Music Theory
 ≡ 
Beginner Electric Bass
 ≡ 
Intermediate Electric Bass
 ≡ 
Advanced Electric Bass
 ≡ 
30 Day Challenge
 ≡ 
+Music
 ≡ 
Video Exchange Archive
 ≡ 
«Prev of Next»

Jazz Bass Lessons: One Octave Minor Scales - B Flat Minor

Video Exchanges () submit video Submit a Video Lesson Resources () This lesson calls for a video submission
Study Materials Music Theory
information below
Lesson Specific Downloads
Play Along Tracks
Close
resource information below Close
Collaborations for
resource information below Close
Submit a video for   
Jazz Bass

This video lesson is available only to members of
Jazz Bass with John Patitucci.

Join Now

information below Close
Information
 ≡ 
Course Description
 ≡ 

This page contains a transcription of a video lesson from Jazz Bass with John Patitucci. This is only a preview of what you get when you take Jazz Bass Lessons at ArtistWorks. The transcription is only one of the valuable tools we provide our online members. Sign up today for unlimited access to all lessons, plus submit videos to your teacher for personal feedback on your playing.

CLICK HERE for full access.
X
Log In
X
[MUSIC]
B flat
minor [SOUND].
First finger on B flat [SOUND].
Second finger on C [SOUND].
Fourth finger on D flat [SOUND].
First finger on E flat [SOUND].
Second finger on F [SOUND].
Fourth finger on G flat [SOUND].
A flat first finger [SOUND].
Fourth finger on B flat [SOUND].
All the while we're thinking about sound.
All these scales we're
thinking about tone.
Each note has to ring like a bell [SOUND].
Fourth finger B flat [SOUND].
Press finger A flat [SOUND].
G flat, fourth finger [SOUND].
F with the second finger [SOUND].
E flat with the first [SOUND],
then shift again [SOUND].
That's a D flat with
the fourth finger [SOUND].
[SOUND] C with the second finger.
[SOUND] B flat with the first finger,
that's B flat minor.
[MUSIC]