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Electric Bass Lessons: Minor Scales

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[SOUND] So, we're going to go over the
minor scale now.
We learned the C Major scale, the Happy
Scale.
Now we're going to learn the C Minor
scale, and
of course these scales are gonna translate
to all the different keys.
And you might ask, why learn minor scales?
Well, because later, I'll be teaching you
how to create baselines.
And unless you're aware of the key of the
song, and whether it's a major or
minor key, you're gonna need to, to know
the scales so
you can harmonize with what's going on
around you.
And so, for instance, if there's a major.
Key and you play a minor note, that won't
work and
vice versa if you're playing it, if you're
playing a, in a minor key and
you're playing a major note, that's not
going to sound great.
So, example, thirds in, in the key of C,
the third is the E, and if you're playing
an E flat,
when in your in a C major scale that's not
going to work, so.
Playing lots of different kinds of scales
in different keys, different positions.
It only enhances your musicality and
flexibility, your dexterity, your
strength and your musicality, everything
that you need to be a great player, so.
Here's the C-minor scale.
Starting with the C on the first finger.
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And head up to C-sharp,
D, and so on and so
forth up and down the neck.
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And head up to the C-sharp.
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D.
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And head up to C-Sharp.
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D.
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