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Course Curriculum

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  • 1

    Welcome!

    • Welcome!
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  • 2

    Chapter 1 - How Notes Work

    • Video 1 - page 6: Examples 1 - 8
    • Video 2 - page 6: Examples 9 through 16
    • Video 3 - page 7: Thinking Ahead
    • COURSE INFO VIDEO: What is the Course?
    • FREE COURSE SAMPLE: Notes up a String (from Unit 1 • Theory Practice)
  • 3

    Chapter 2 - How the Bass is Organized

    • Video 4 - page 9: Up and Down
    • Video 5 - page 11: Range and Reading
    • Video 6 - page 13: Secret of 5 and 7
    • Video 7 - pages 14/15: Name-a-Dot
    • FREE COURSE SAMPLE: Notefinder (Excerpt from Unit 6 • Combo Class)
  • 4

    Chapter 3 - Intervals

    • Video 8 - Page 18: Interval Quantity and Quality
    • Video 9 - Page 19: Interval Tip
    • Video 10 - Page 19: Interval Qualities
    • Video 11 - Page 22: Prime
    • Video 12 - Page 23: Prime Grooves
    • Video 13 - Page 23: Minor Second
    • COURSE INFO VIDEO: The three ingredients for success
    • FREE COURSE SAMPLE (Coaching): Dig Deep, This is important!
    • Video 14 - Page 25: Major Second
    • Video 15 - Page 26: Minor Second Groove
    • Video 16 - Page 26: Major Second Groove
    • Video 17 - Page 28: Chromatic Scale
    • Video 18 - Page 29: Whole Tone Scale
    • Video 19 - Page 31: Diminished Scale
    • Video 20 - Page 32: Diminished Dominant Scale
    • Video 21 - Page 33: Minor and Major Thirds
    • COURSE INFO VIDEO: A word on Levels
    • Video 22 - Page 33: Thirds Grooves
    • Video 23 - Page 35: Minor Thirds in Succession
    • Video 24 - Page 36: Major Thirds in Succession
    • Video 25 - Page 37: Fourths
    • Video 26 - Page 38: Groove with Fourths
    • COURSE INFO VIDEO: Mastering the Online Format
    • FREE COURSE SAMPLE: Unit 3 Theory Quiz (Questions in quizzes vary each time so you can do them often. This is an abbreviated sample)
    • Video 27 - Page 39: Fourths in Succession
    • Video 28 - Page 40: Fifths
    • Video 29 - Page 41: Grooves with Fifths
    • Video 30 - Page 42: Fifths in Succession
    • Video 31 - Page 43: Sixths
    • Video 32 - Page 44: Minor Sixth Groove
    • Video 33 - Page 44: Major Sixth Groove
    • Video 34 - Page 45: Sixths in Succession
    • Video 35 - Page 45: Minor Sevenths
    • Video 36 - Page 45: Major Sevenths
    • Video 37 - Page 47: Minor Sevenths Groove
    • Video 38 - Page 47: Major Sevenths Groove
    • Video 39 - Page 48: Octave
    • Video 40 - Page 49: Octave Groove
    • Video 41 - Page 49: Tritone
    • Video 42 - Page 51: Tritone Groove
    • Video 43 - Page 52: Inversions
    • Video 44 - Page 55: Tenths up the Major Scale
    • Video 45 - Page 56: Groove with Tenths
  • 5

    Chapter 4 - Major Scale Primer

    • Video 46 - Page 61: Major Scale up a String
    • Video 47 - Page 62: Major Scale Interval Study
  • 6

    Chapter 5 - Triad Primer for the Bassist

    • Video 48 - Page 67: Major Triad
    • Video 49 - Page 69: Minor Triad
    • Video 50 - Page 71: Diminished Triad
    • Video 51 - Page 72: Augmented Triad
    • Video 52 - Page 73: Augmented Triad Lick
    • FREE COURSE EXCERPT: Unit 14 • Finger Kung Fu (challenging combination of Theory and Technique)
    • Video 53 - Pages 77/78: Diatonic Triads
    • Video 54 - Page 82: Db Major Triad 2 Octaves
    • Video 55 - Page 82: C Minor Triad 2 Octaves
    • Video 56 - Page 84: Major Triad First Inversion
    • Video 57 - Page 85: Minor Triad First Inversion
    • Video 58 - Page 86: Diminished Triad First Inversion
    • Video 59 - Page 87: Major Triad Second Inversion
    • Video 60 - Page 87: Minor Triad Second Inversion
    • Video 61 - Page 88: Diminished Triad Second Inversion
    • Video 62 - Page 90: Practicing Inversions
    • Video 63 - Page 92: Sus Chord
    • Video 64 - Page 93: Slash Chords
  • 7

    Chapter 6 - Four-Note Chords

    • Video 65 - Page 99: Tritone Substitution
  • 8

    Chapter 7 - Minor Scale Primer

    • Video 66 - Pages 102/103: A minor
    • Video 67 - Page 104: Intervals Minor Scale
  • 9

    Chapter 8 - The Cycle of Fifths

    • Video 68 - Page 109: Practice as a Practice Tool
    • Video 69 - Page 113: "Diatonic Cycle"
  • 10

    Chapter 9 - Primer on Modes

    • Video 70 - Page 115: Ionian
    • Video 71 - Page 115: Dorian
    • COURSE EXCERPT: Funky Dorian (Unit 18 • Bass Line Lab)
    • Video 72: Page 115: Phrygian
    • Video 73 - Page 116: Lydian
    • Video 74 - Page 116: Mixolydian
    • Video 75 - Page 116: Aeolian
    • Video 76 - Page 116: Locrian
    • FREE COURSE SAMPLE: "Call and Response"
  • 11

    Chapter 10 - Pentatonic Primer

    • Video 77 - Page 120: Pentatonic Primer
    • Video 78 - Pages 123/124: Pentatonic: The Hexagon
    • Video 79 - Pages 123/124: Pentatonic: "The Boot"
    • Video 80 - Pages 123/124: Pentatonic "Big Box/Little Box"
    • Video 81 - Pages 123/124: Pentatonic: "Little Box/Big Box"
    • Video 82 - Pages 123/124: Pentatonic: "Upside Down Boot"
    • Video 83 - Pages 125/126: Pentatonic (E minor) "Hexagon"
    • Video 84 - Pages 125/126: Pentatonic (E minor) "The Boot"
    • FREE COURSE EXCERPT: Styles Lab: The Blues
    • Video 85 - Pages 125/126: Pentatonic (E minor) "Big Box/Little Box"
    • Video 86 - Pages 125/126: Pentatonic (E minor) "Little Box/Big Box"
    • Video 87 - Pages 125/126: Pentatonic (E minor) "Upside Down Boot"
    • Video 88 - Page 127: Groove and Fill Exercise
    • Video 89 - Page 127: The Blues Scales