L290 Em pentatonic bassline

FavoriteLoadingAdd to favorites A relatively simple bassline using only notes from the E minor pentatonic scale - E G A B D. Im experimenting with my new audio and video setup: A Creative Vado HD 3rd generation pocket dv cam for video. Not enough light in this shoot, will be better in next video:) And for audio; a TC electronic RH450 amp direct output into a Apogee Duet soundcard into Garage band (mac) On the Jazz Bass Im favoring the bridge pickup and rolling back on the tone control (Jaco style setting) RH450 amp settings for this lick: Support PlayBassNow and download original video, transcription/TAB and mp3 version here

Bass Lessons | A FREE Crowd Learning Platform. said,

October 5, 2013 @ 9:04 pm

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MarloweDK said,

April 30, 2011 @ 4:59 pm

Links from youtube videos goes to the page with the particular lesson, on that page there is a download link to transcription/tab. Look at the last 5 or 6 “Lick of the day” uploads, all with download links

dianegingras said,

April 30, 2011 @ 2:48 pm

I saw on You Tube that standard notation parts are available for certain tutorials. I can’t find them on the site. Could you please indicate (clearly) how I can get to them? Thanks, Diane

MarloweDK said,

June 9, 2010 @ 1:11 pm

A “practice tempo” is a tempo where you can play the line fluently and precise;-)

jim andrews said,

June 8, 2010 @ 9:44 pm

to cool please keep it up . what is a good practice tempo to reach for in playing. any repetitive rhythm exercises especially in 16th to get them under your fingers and in your head . love what you are doing JA

MarloweDK said,

March 7, 2010 @ 3:30 pm

Play Video Comment

MarloweDK said,

January 16, 2010 @ 9:42 pm

Garageband loops

Matias said,

January 16, 2010 @ 8:30 pm

Hey where do you find those awesome drum loops?

MarloweDK said,

January 14, 2010 @ 12:41 am

Turning it down:-)

plotino said,

January 13, 2010 @ 1:33 pm

You said:
On the Jazz Bass Im favoring the bridge pickup and rolling back on the tone control (Jaco style setting)

What do you mean for “rolling back tone control”?

Thank you!

you are the man


MarloweDK said,

January 6, 2010 @ 11:34 pm

I have no problem with the video on my mac here, are you on very slow computers?
Bass is loud too.
Maybe you should just download the iPod version?

JFunk said,

January 6, 2010 @ 10:56 pm

The video is freezing up and the bass is very low! All other videos are working. Please help, need my fix!

stevew94025 said,

January 6, 2010 @ 2:08 pm

…sounds OK, but the video was jerky and delayed when I viewed it (has been quite OK for a long time with the “old” setup) Hope this is not permanent 🙂 /Steve

MarloweDK said,

January 6, 2010 @ 11:25 am

Well, there is info about pickup balance and amp settings in this one;-)

gradim said,

January 6, 2010 @ 11:17 am

Hi Marlowe

Nice lesson, I wonder where you get so much inspiration.

One day I’d like to see a lesson about tone, pickup balance and amp settings, etc

Regards from Portugal

5jamte said,

January 6, 2010 @ 4:58 am

as cool as it can be, nothing but the real thing, keep up the good work.


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