Double bass fun(k)

FavoriteLoadingAdd to favorites From beginner to beginners double bass lesson;-) A funky bass line using the E Blues scale E (1) G (b3) A (4) A#/Bb (b5) B (5) D (b7) Also added chromatic note D# between D and E. Cant help myself even if should practice with the bow Forgive the rhythmic irregularities - got carried away, but didnt want to do another "perfect" take - after all its IS a journey im on, so mistakes should be included. I also mention ghosted notes on beat 2 and 4, but in the bassline im actually ghosting beat 3 - Hmmm, "great" explanation Thomas!! Quicktime mov Flash flv

gate1958 said,


October 5, 2011 @ 6:29 am

A big thank you,
I have been looking for someone who could teach me some techniques to improve bass guitar playing.
Also I found with surprise, you also show some on the double-bass, which I stop playing 20 years ago after breaking 2 bones in my left hand.
It gives me a taste to get another one and restart it.
Thanks again.


cjg444 said,


April 19, 2010 @ 1:47 pm

Just joined and am very glad I did now – after 20 years of bass, I just picked up an upright, and yes, it IS like learning a new instrument. Been figuring out Ray Brown and and Paul Chambers stuff, but this is a sweet funky lick Thanks!!


Brocko777 said,


April 19, 2010 @ 1:29 am

Great explanation and very cool too!


lowendmaestro said,


April 13, 2010 @ 1:31 pm

Great Stuff mate – keep up the good work!


MarloweDK said,


April 13, 2010 @ 8:05 am

Got a french bow


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bassamundo said,


April 13, 2010 @ 2:14 am

Did you get a French or German bow?


Joeglow said,


April 12, 2010 @ 6:11 pm

Very cool none the less T. I agree mistakes sh5ould be included.


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