Music Theory For Bass Guitar: Bass Chords #4 – Seventh Chords

2017-10-31T15:16:32+00:00March 5th, 2014|Categories: Music Theory For Bass Guitar|5 Comments

This video continues the look at chords for bass guitar by delving into seventh chords.

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  1. Bernard March 5, 2014 at 1:42 pm - Reply

    How bluessy anf jazzy sounding seventh chords to practice this week. Thank you Mark. 🙂

  2. Bjorn July 29, 2014 at 11:10 pm - Reply

    Why don’t you barre the Gm7b5? It’s a much easier fingering.

    • Mark July 30, 2014 at 9:41 am - Reply

      Pretty much because a lot of people will find barring too hard. Although I do know what you mean, the fingering is a nightmare as it stands. I would always use the other voicing with the high note on the G string or barre and miss the b7, giving the basic diminished triad.

  3. John Follis February 19, 2016 at 11:46 am - Reply

    Man. Those tritones sound evil. Especially when you were really demonstrating them. Sounds like something Cannibal Corpse or Hate eternal would do. Very Death Metal like.

  4. Duncan Macconnell January 7, 2019 at 9:21 pm - Reply

    Sorry if this is a stupid question, are diminished chords the same as minor 7 flat 5?

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