Volume 11

Fire On the Mountian - Grateful Dead

In this lesson, I will show you the bass line for Fire On the Mountain. I show this song in the key of E for simplicity and position on the neck. The original key, however, in B instead of E.

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Volume 12

Muted Thumb Technique

In this lesson, I will show you a technique for using your thumb to pluck the strings while muting the strings with your palm to created a dark, thumpy tone good for funk or reggae and even old blues.

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Volume 12

I, IV, V Using Triads

In this lesson, I'll show you how the triads formed by the I, IV and V chords interact to give you bass line ideas and options for this standard chord progression.

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Volume 10

No Woman No Cry - Marley

A simple reggae tune to play that is also a classic from Bob Marley. This version might be a bit out of tune with popular recordings as they are tuned non-standard.

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Volume 14

Hotel California Eagles

In this lesson, I will show you the bass line and chords for Hotel California. It has a reggae influenced rhythm and feel.

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Volume 10

Rude - Magic

I'll teach you how to play the reggae flavored pop tune by Magic. This is a fun and deep bass line.

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Volume 02

Song - Stir It Up (B. Marley)

In this lesson, I will teach you the Bob Marley classic 'Stir It Up' and explore the reggae style of bass playing. This song uses major triads as the foundation for the bass line.

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