Upright Bass Intermediate: 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
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