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Ba s s L ev e l 1
Ban dwa g on Mu s i c S t ud i o s
CONTENTS
Topic
Topic
Page
1. Introduction
1
2. Practice
Practice
2
The Bassic Foundation
4
3. Playing the Bass
Introduction
5
Position
6
Note Changing Hints
7
Picking Hand Techniques
8
3. Music Theory
Introduction
11
Alphabet
12
Notes on the Bass
14
Hotel California
16
Rhythm in Music
17
Basic Picking Patterns
23
Sixteenth Notes
24
Hold and Stop Picks
33
4. Bass Accompaniment Ideas
Introduction
34
Tonic Note
35
Octaves
36
Notes 1-5
39
Arpeggios
42
Scales
47
Major Scale
48
Minor Pentatonic Scale
51
Mixolydian Mode/7
th
Chord Scale
56
Major Pentatonic Scale
61
The Box
63
Mixing Major and Minor Pentatonic
69
Scale Review
71
Walking Bass
74
5. Tuning
77
6. Alternate Tuning
82