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Electric Bass Lessons: Jam in F Sharp Minor

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Here's another one of those songs you play
on bass has the recognizable bass line
that recurs through the song and
again, exercising a lot of discipline in
keeping that line going.
Been trying to get a couple little tasty
notes in there at the same time.
This is in F sharp minor and
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This is the arpeggiated bass line,
just outlining the F minor chord, with a
little trail in between
[MUSIC]
You know so that,
that's kinda little funky little greasy
very very mysterious line.
And on the B sections of the verse
[MUSIC]
gives us a little chance to make
the notes longer
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throw a couple double stops in
there again.
[MUSIC]
And
then back to the chorus
[MUSIC].
Keep the line nice and tight.
You'll notice, too, when we're playing the
chorus,
we're playing a little louder using a
little more dynamics to make
it stronger during the chorus, but when
the verse comes in, bring it back down.
And that's a good technique to use
whenever
you're recording you hear that verse make,
make room for everything.
Make room for that lyric to, to come
through.
So, check this out.
It's in F sharp minor.
[MUSIC]
[MUSIC]
Bring it down for the verse.
[MUSIC]
It's half popping, and half fingers.
[MUSIC]
This is where discipline comes in.
[MUSIC]
Keep it in the pocket.
[MUSIC]
B section, walk it up.
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Adding some chords.
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Mix it up with some slapping.
[MUSIC]
Just keeping the energy up.
[MUSIC]
Back to the funk.
[MUSIC]
Keep it mysterious.
[MUSIC]
See what I can get in.
[MUSIC]
So, now it's your turn.
I want you to get on that bass line and,
and give me a nice tasty version of this.
Again you're playing with some great
musicians.
Kim Hanson on the keyboards and Ricky
Lawson on drums.
So just try to make it feel as good as
possible.
Check out some of the other students'
video exchanges, and send me what you got.
Can't wait to hear it and get back with
you.
[MUSIC]
[MUSIC]
Bring it down for the verse.
[MUSIC]
Half popping.
[MUSIC]
Then half fingers.
[MUSIC]
This is where discipline, comes in.
[MUSIC]
Keep it in the pocket.
[MUSIC]
B section, walk it up,
these chords
[MUSIC]
Mix it up with, some slapping.
[MUSIC]
Keeping the energy up.
[MUSIC]
Back to Funk.
[MUSIC]
Keep it mysterious.
[MUSIC].
See what I can get in.
[MUSIC]