Upright Bass Advanced

Upright Bass Advanced: Week #5

Week #5


List of Goals for the week:

  • Warm Up: Tuning using harmonics 

  • Scale: G minor 2 octave scale

  • Technique: N/A

  • Repertoire: 

  • Additional Studies:


Paragraph summary of what was covered in class

In class we worked on tuning using harmonics, playing a 2 octave g minor scale, the indian 4 note exercise, recognizing shapes of TRIADS in the fingerboard, reviewing our walking bass lines from the previous week, and  time keeping. We read through Fare The Well.


Assignment for next week

Play along with chord progression from the “walking bass line worksheet” using a ROOT, THIRD, FIFTH, THIRD pattern for each chord. 


How to Practice this at home 

Play along with the jazz drums here.


Charts + Sheet Music + Diagrams


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