L298 Extended blues scale exercise in A

FavoriteLoadingAdd to favorites     The slow version is WRONG (sometimes its hard to dissect yourself) - so  ive include a transcription / tab:-) Mostly blues scale with added major third (its more a chromatic passing note here) - the last part of the four bar pattern is mostly notes from the dorian minor scale. A good stamina exercise too. Support PlayBassNow and download original video, transcription/TAB and mp3 version here
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MarloweDK said,

June 13, 2012 @ 8:39 am

Seems like there is a mistake in the tab, i will correct it right away. Thank you

mr powers said,

June 12, 2012 @ 8:13 pm

I too am confused by the section that where there is a d going into a d sharp then e, but on the tab its 5 8 8.
Doesn’t 5 8 8 refer to the frets?
How can it be 8 then 8 on the same string yet going up ‘half a tone’?

aled9934 said,

December 31, 2010 @ 1:32 am

Thomas…THANK YOU for sending videos & tabs…Having major fun & learning so much from your excellent lessons…especially L255-261, L240, L274, L279, L281, L285, & L300…Really appreciate your generosity & talent as a player & a teacher…Hope 2011 is a happy & healthy New Year for you! Alan Ledet…Ithaca, NY,USA

Matias said,

June 15, 2010 @ 5:46 pm

Is there an mp3 file of the drum beat you use in this clip?

checkRaise said,

March 13, 2010 @ 3:34 pm

thanks Marlowe, awesome riffs

yeldin said,

February 24, 2010 @ 3:16 am

of course dude, its when i looked at the music and just saw the fret i was like ‘this don’t add up’ thanks again dude…… you are a legend

MarloweDK said,

February 23, 2010 @ 5:55 pm

Ooops, my bad, will correct it pronto.
But of course your ears made you play it right anyway, right?;-)

yeldin said,

February 23, 2010 @ 4:49 pm

the tab confuses me slightly, on the tab theres a d going into a d sharp then e, but on the tab its 5 8 8…… also this is a goooden…… but a hard one to do 😀

MarloweDK said,

February 23, 2010 @ 1:19 pm


Julio said,

February 23, 2010 @ 11:04 am

Hi Thomas: What is your favorite Kit TC electronics?

MarloweDK said,

February 19, 2010 @ 11:17 am

Ive moved it to the top now

MarloweDK said,

February 19, 2010 @ 11:10 am

I use Sibelius 6

threetwelve72 said,

February 19, 2010 @ 5:03 am

Thanks for this. What tool do you use to write out the transcription?

HaHaHaa said,

February 19, 2010 @ 1:48 am

For all of you having trouble finding the transcription link look right below the link for the online lessons, and right above the “Did you like this?” 🙂 and if you use the tab, try learning notes on a staff, not the fret numbers!

matthijssmits said,

February 18, 2010 @ 10:10 pm

@Kelo: It’s on this page where it says Transcription by marloweDK: Download

Kelo said,

February 18, 2010 @ 9:00 pm

where is the tab ???

Joeglow said,

February 18, 2010 @ 3:00 pm

That is a great bluesy riff.


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