Upright Bass Intermediate

Upright Bass Intermediate: Week #1

Week #1

List of Goals for the week:

  • Warm Up: D major scale

  • Scale: D Major, Ab Major

  • Technique:  Interpreting a lead sheet, Reading rhythms.

  • Repertoire: Care less love

  • Additional Studies:

Paragraph summary of what was covered in class

Welcome back! We worked on playing scales with the bow focusing on intonation. We read through an open string exercise, and we talked about how to interpret a lead sheet and come up with bass parts.

Assignment for next week

Write out your own bass part ot Careless Love. Practice the rhythm worksheet, and practice your D Major scale.

How to Practice this at home

Play along with the recordings here.

Charts + Sheet Music + Diagrams

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