Use of the Bassline in the blues

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Marcus Bonfanti Lesson time: (12min 54sec)

Looking at how altering the bass note in the chord shapes we have already learnt can really change how the lead line and rhythm part sounds. Experimenting with comping different bass notes with the chord extensions and learning another blues scale shape to tie in with the new bass not led chords.

About the instructor

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Some of the highlights of my career so far have been working with Ten Years After (of course), Ginger Baker, Van Morrison, Ronnie Wood, Dave Gilmore and Nick Mason from Pink Floyd, Phil Manzanera from Roxy Music, Shuggie Otis and PP Arnold and many others.

I’ve been a professional musician now for 15 years and have toured the world and recorded on many albums across many different genres, but The Blues is where my...  read more

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