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Jazz Bass Lessons: Etude 20: B Minor

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[MUSIC]
This one's in B minor.
This particular etude is kind of
a laid back two beat feel swinging.
Kinda opens up you'll hear the drummer go
to a ride cymbal later, so after you learn
the melody and you play the melody,
you can try doing some two feel on this.
Maybe a couple of triplets
thrown in if you feel like it.
We're back in that swinging,
kind of triplety thing.
When he goes to the cymbal
in the middle of it and
starts playing it on the 4/4,
like more quarter notes on the cymbal
maybe you can even try
walking a little bit.
Like, walk for a couple of bars and
play two feel, the half notes, and
walk four to the bar.
You can experiment and see how it feels.
And this will be a good practice for you
to go back and forth between two feel and
4/4, and see if you can make
the transition back and forth and
make it sound like it's very natural.
And keep the time going and feeling good.
Okay, B minor.
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