Electric Bass

Each Semester you will be assessed on one of the following
1.Memory/Repertoire
2.Reading/Notation
3.Technique
4.Improvisation

Bass lesson 1
Bass note reading chart
Simple popular songs
Scales and arpeggios for electric bass

Bass lesson 2
Happy birthday (Download) (play from memory)

Bass lesson 3
Blues in A using open strings (Download)
Blues in A bass no open strings (Download)

Bass lesson 4
Bass (different Styles)
Billy Joel -You May Be Right (Download)
Foo-Fighters-Learn To Fly(Download)
Coldplay –Yellow (Download)

Task 1: Listen to the songs on Youtube first.
Task 2: Start learning the songs in order (choose one to perfect for assessment).

Bass lesson 5 Improvisation
Play along improvisation using chords/arpeggios A, D and E

Use arpeggios A,E and D (refer to technical work) make up a 4 bar pattern and record yourself over the backing track.

Bass lesson 6 
Master Blaster and Who Knows
Waltzing Matilda(Download)

As an Alternative to learning Waltzing Matilda, you can choose your own song from this link Choose your song
(this has to be approved by me first).
Additional technical material in notation (Download)