If you are looking for a way to practice and get more familiar with Chord Tones then this exercise is perfect for you. It’s short but very effective.
Video lesson and PDF with notation or Tab.
Chord Tones provide the framework for constructing bass lines, riffs, fills and solos.
In this video lesson I explain what Chord Tones are, and how to practice them over the whole fretboard.
There are 3 exercises that come on a free PDF in the video description on YouTube.
Learn the bass line from Toto’s Hold The Line.
This is one of my favourite Toto bass lines. It’s simple but effective, and great when it doubles with guitar.
Step by step lesson with a free PDF of the bass line, notated or with Tab. You’ll find the link to the PDF in the video description on YouTube.
Follow the link in this post for the video lesson, or if you are viewing this on Instagram, it’s in my Bio.
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Learn to play the bass line from All I Want For Christmas Is You. This is a fun play with some nice walking lines.
I teach a simplified version too at the end of the video for those of you who are just starting on the bass guitar.
The bass line, Tab, and simplified version are all available on free PDFs. Follow the link in the video description on YouTube.
Enjoy and Merry Christmas.
If you are unsure about what to look for when buying a new bass, or want to know that you are buying a bass that is right for you, then don’t miss this video.
Don’t waste money and time buying instruments on a whim only to find you don’t like them.
In the video I show you what to inspect on the instrument if buying secondhand and also give you ideas of types of basses you might want to consider.
There is a free downloadable pdf checklist with a list of popular basses in the video description on YouTube.
If you have anything to add to to Checklist that might help then leave a comment below. Of share your favourite choice of bass.