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The Minor Pentatonic Scale

In this lesson we look at the Minor Pentatonic Scale. This is one of the most common scales in all of rock and pop music. We look at how to play a basic, common fingering of the scale, move it around to different areas on the neck and then learn a riff based on the [...]

Great Tip For Practicing Scales

In this lesson we look at a great tip for learning scales by adding the tonic arpeggio to the end of the line. This gives you a better understanding of how scales relate to the harmony […]

The Major Scale

This is a simple bass lesson on the Major Scale for beginners. […]

Top 5 Classic Disco Bass Riffs

Here are 5 great bass riffs from the disco era. There are some obvious notable exceptions (like Blame It On The Boogie) but I’ve tried to use riffs that aren’t doubled with another instrument. These riffs are just pure bass!! […]