Scalar Approach

by Bogdan Radovic

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  • Hi GMC!

    In this lesson I will show you a new concept for improvising walking bass lines.

    You are going to learn Scalar Approach often called 7 note approach to walking bass. We are going to address relations between chords and scales and I'll show you which notes you can use to build your bass line. After learning material from this lesson you will be able to improvise on the spot walking bass lines to any progression just by looking at chords played in backing.

    Demonstration tune is included and its in blues style!

    CONTENTS:

    - Introduction

    - Blues backing track analysis

    - Scalar approach (7 note approach)

    - Dominant 7 chord type vs scale

    - Minor 7 chord type vs scale

    - Demo tune

    - Slow parts of the demo tune

    Tuning : E A D G

    Gear used : American Fender Jazz Bass Deluxe, Nemesis NC115 amp via DI out to PC



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