This lesson is the fifth in the Bass Improvisation Series that aims to provide an introduction to improvising for those just getting started.

This lesson deals with small 4 note phrases and how we can apply the permutation concept we covered with the 3 note phrases.

4 Note Permutations

Starting On Root:

1357
1375
1537
1573
1735
1753

Starting on 3rd:

3157
3175
3517
3571
3715
3751

Starting on 5th:

5137
5173
5317
5371
5713
5731

Starting on 7th:

7135
7153
7315
7351
7513
7531

Component Phrases

Complete 4 Note Phrase:

3175

3 note component phrases:

317
175

2 Note component phrases:

31
17
75
35


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