4 Common Scales For Bass Players

It can be confusing knowing how to approach learning scales or indeed what they actually are used for. This video lesson shows you probably the most common scales used in bass playing: the major and natural minor scales and their pentatonic versions. You can make an incredible amount of music just by knowing this small selection!

 

One Octave Major Scale

One Octave C Major Scale for Bass Guitar

 

One Octave C Major Pentatonic

One Octave C Major Pentatonic Scale for Bass Guitar

 

One Octave A Natural Minor Scale

One Octave A Natural Minor Scale for Bass Guitar

One Octave A Minor Pentatonic Scale

One Octave A Minor Pentatonic Scale for Bass Guitar

Memorise these shapes and start using them straight away. Use them to strengthen your speed, stamina, strength and general technique. Then come up with bass lines using them. If you want the shapes in a handy PDF, fill in the form below.

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