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Quick Pentatonic Trick for bass Players

Quick Pentatonic Trick for bass Players

triad drills on bass

A cool way to practice pentatonic scales with this pentatonic trick!

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Quick Pentatonic Trick for Bass Players

Video Transcript

Pentatonics in groups of threes and fours. I’m going to demonstrate that with my Pattern 1 in a pentatonic shape called the hexagon. Roots are here and here, major pentatonic, extend to the end of the shape root in minor, here and here.

Groups of threes: [🎵[🎵[🎵 Ari plays [🎵[🎵[🎵]

Turn around the starting point: [🎵[🎵[🎵 Ari plays [🎵[🎵[🎵]

Groups of fours: [🎵[🎵[🎵 Ari plays [🎵[🎵[🎵]

Turn around the starting point: [🎵[🎵[🎵 Ari plays [🎵[🎵[🎵]

While you’re doing these drills, make sure to index-middle-alternate in your plucking hand.

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