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Jazz Bass Lessons: Etude 7: G Flat Major

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[MUSIC]
Okay,
this one's in G flat major.
So, these closed keys that we're in now,
present an intonation challenge.
So, really use your ears.
Tune up well, before you play
it with the piano tuning notes.
And just think about these melodies, and
remember to take your time.
Cuz they're just slow, and
they're hanging up there, and
the idea is to make some
beautiful notes ring on the bass.
And then, try your hand at using notes
in the scale sound, in the chord sound.
You know some things now about
basic triads, and things.
So, think about it, and
when you practice this, use your ear.
Listen to the sounds, and
see all that note sounds against it, or
I can add that note to the melody.
And trial, and error is the best teacher.
So, here we go.
This is a slow two, so
this two feels kind of swinging.
But we have to make sure we lay back,
and don't get ahead of the beat.
Okay, here we go.
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