Modes For Bass Explained (In Record Time!)

2017-11-06T16:21:51+00:00July 28th, 2017|Categories: Bass Scales & Arpeggios|3 Comments

A few years ago I released 2 in-depth videos on the modes for bass guitar. They were both 45 minutes long (which is LONG for a Youtube bass lesson). So here we have a quick outline of what the modes are with a brief tip on how you can apply them.

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  1. Michael Hall July 28, 2017 at 5:23 pm - Reply

    Mark, thank you so much for sharing your knowledge of the bass guitar. I am on disability and really appreciate the chance to learn to play so one day i can be in the band at church.

  2. DGL July 30, 2017 at 12:54 am - Reply

    Excellent lesson as always Mark….a video wall chart…haha…..many thanks for your work and expertise…a pleasure to watch.
    Naming and numbering scale degrees has so many advantages…learning the modes (fingering shapes) in all keys is a great way to learn the fretboard, and then life on the bass becomes much more simple, not to mention coping with the question…”I don’t want to play the root note all the time….what can I play over this”. Please keep up the great work.

  3. Sauveur August 14, 2018 at 5:53 am - Reply

    My brother thank you so much.

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