Essential Scales

Introduction to Scales

Whether you’re just starting out with the bass guitar, or you just need a quick refresher cour...

The Major Modes

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know (or not) about the major modes. Be sure to watch this vi...

The Pentatonic Scales

I know the name sounds tricky, but pentatonic scales are vital to every bass player. Here’s th...

Playing with Runs & Sequences

Here’s another great practice technique for you to use with all of your scales. These sequence...

Playing Scales Intervallically

Here’s a good practice tool for developing your understanding of scales. Use this technique wi...

Playing with The Circle of Fifths

Ever heard of The Circle of Fifths? It’s much more than just a music theory magic spell; it...

Playing from Lowest to Highest

This lesson will show you how to play all 12 Major/Minor keys from the lowest note to the highest no...

How to Use Scales

Here’s the last lesson in this Essential Scales series. All of the hard work is about to pay o...