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Drills for Fills

Drills for Fills

Talking Technique #22 - Drills for Fills

Playing fills is fun. These scalar drills sound great and give you great ammunition for fills. And they are a great technique drill, too!

After posting this session a reader requested applications of these drills in actual fills over chord progressions. You can find this episode on applications of the fills drills over chords here.

Thank you for hosting this episode, notreble.com!


In my book The Pattern System for the Bass Player, co-written with Wolf Wein, we expand on these types of studies with what we call “Scalar Studies”.

Follow along and upgrade your practice with this handy PDF.

See these drills in action over chords

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