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Jazz Bass Lessons: Etude 18: C Sharp Minor

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[MUSIC]
This Etude is
in C sharp minor.
This is with a 6/8 feeling.
We've been talking a lot about the 6/8,
the Abakua, and
now you get a chance to fool
around with that in a closed key.
This one, make sure the melody is in tune.
Work on that.
And then, maybe try your hands the third
time at a little 6/8 base line.
So you work on the melody a couple of
times or you can do it at your own pace.
You can go a bunch of times
through to learn the melody well.
You can spend as much time as
you want doing that, really.
And then, work on the base line too.
Sometimes you can just practice,
someday when you come to this Etude,
you might just want to practice
the base line the whole time.
So, 6/8 C sharp minor.
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