Triad Approach

by Bogdan Radovic

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  • Are you ready to start improvising bass lines? In this lesson you will learn about the triads approach to improvisation and learn which notes you can use over chord changes for constructing your bass line. Example triad approach walking bass line is included.

    CONTENTS:

    - What are triads?

    - Major triad

    - Minor triad

    - Diminished triad

    - Augmented triad

    - EXAMPLE Jazz Walking Bass Line with slow videos and extended angles.

    -Key: C
    -Tempo: 120 bpm
    -Time signature: 4/4
    -Tuning: standard
    -Difficulty: beginner/intermediate

    Equipment I used for getting this sound was: Am Fender Jazz Bass deluxe, equal mix of both pickups with added bass and middle on onboard preamp - then going to the nemesis (eden) amp with a 1x15" and flat eq there.

    Feel free to ask me any questions in the lesson's feedback and in my instructor board at the forum.

    Enjoy and I hope you'll have a lot of fun learning to improvise!

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