L295 D7 groovy lick

FavoriteLoadingAdd to favorites A D7 chord (1,3,5,b7) note based lick with emphasis on the 3rd (F#) in both octaves. You can also look at it as playing selected notes from the D mixolydian scale (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, b7). You can download the backing track here
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Rust said,

July 28, 2010 @ 9:35 pm

yeahh! and +1 for the “more-fingerfunk-faction” 😉

aeroman said,

May 26, 2010 @ 1:38 am

first post!! getting back into playing bass at the age of 39 after nearly 20 years! I cannot thank you enough for what you are doing! I could not do it without you! thanks MarlowDK! you are a great man of great generosity!

MarloweDK said,

March 21, 2010 @ 11:34 pm

Its just something i tried out for muting the strings when tapping, forgot to remove it. Im not using it on any licks

Al said,

March 21, 2010 @ 11:12 pm

Hey Marlowe – what’s the white band around the strings just above the nut of your Jazz bass for? Is it a mute? If so, presumably it isn’t in use on this track?

Great sound tho! (And great playing, as always of course!)

Cheers, Al

Kilt Han said,

February 8, 2010 @ 5:47 pm

Good~good, Great Lick~^^

rustystrings said,

February 5, 2010 @ 6:16 pm

Awesome. I really like the new set and camera angle. Keep up the good work!

Dolganoff said,

February 4, 2010 @ 1:10 am

My first post! And my version of this exercise, played over your backing track.


This was very cool lick, enjoyed it very much, thank you 😉

MarloweDK said,

February 3, 2010 @ 7:27 pm

The track IS without bass – hence “backing” track;-)

volts said,

February 3, 2010 @ 3:36 pm

Oh I was thinking I could just download the backing track and no bass to practice the riff myself??

MarloweDK said,

February 3, 2010 @ 1:55 pm

Its because i use the same backing track for different riffs

volts said,

February 3, 2010 @ 1:32 pm

Hi there what a great riff. Am I been silly but when I click on the “download backing track” it takes me to yet another riff??

gibbo said,

January 30, 2010 @ 4:20 pm

Great and very instuctive lick! Thanks you. A more descriptive comment (expecially on hands techniques) it would make it even more beautiful.

MarloweDK said,

January 30, 2010 @ 10:37 am

thx Phil and ill do the closeups

Phil Lloyd said,

January 30, 2010 @ 3:40 am

The new video camera is light years better and the grooves you create allow me to learn more than I ever thought was possible. Please try shooting a close-up framing of your hands in the slower versions. There is a lot of subtle hand technique going on that we can learn from.
Thank you very much,

matt said,

January 27, 2010 @ 10:03 pm

ouch! great stuff. more finger funk please!


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