Bass Tip: Getting friendly with the piano/keyboard
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Here's a super quick video about something that I think every bassist or, non pianist for that matter should do - get friendly with the piano/Keyboard.
Even tinkering chords on the piano will allow you to see chords and harmony in a way that you just can't on bass or even guitar.
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