Beginner BASS Review!
Welcome to the Beginner Bass Review!
Let's go through the basics and make sure you're up to speed!
1. Playing a simple chord progression
Start by playing a simple chord progression over a standard rock beat.
Focus on your timing while playing whole notes, then build up to eighth notes.
I V vi IV
| C / / / | G / / / | Am / / / | F / / / :|
CHALLENGE! Advanced Beginner Progression
Found that easy? Try an advanced beginner progression!
| C / G / | Dm / Am / | F / G / | C / G / :|
2. The Major Scale
Now let's run through one octave of the C Major scale.
3. Improvising over a Basic 2-Chord Progression
Use your C Major and G Major scales to make up something.
| C / / / | C / / / | G / / / | G / / / :|
Follow the bass drum to make solid bass parts!
4. Improvising in Drum Fills
In this example, keep following the bass drum until the drum fill in the last bar. Experiment with what you can do during a fill.
| D / / / | D / / / | A / / / | A / / / :|
Beginners Bass Review
In this lesson we...
The Major Scale
Improvising (Chords Fills)
Advanced Beginner Chord Progressions