Block: Major Scales And Chord Patterns

Major Scales And Chord Patterns

Bass Lesson Block

In this lesson block I first explain the major scale which is the mother of many other note patterns. The major scale serves as a reference point for all other patterns. Even though chord tones are a bassist's biggest concern, the numbers used to identify chord tones relate to the numbers of the major scale. After the major scale I'll show you common major-type chord patterns and some complementary major-type scale patterns.

One Octave Major Scale

The most common and basic scale used in music.

One Octave Major Triad

Understanding and applying the most common chord in music.

One Octave Major 7Th

another common major-type chord and its application.

One Octave Dominant 7Th

The most common 7th chord you will encounter in all styles.

One Octave Mixolydian Mode

Another very common musical scale.

One Octave Major Pentatonic Scale

Another very common scale used in music.

Block: Major Scales And Chord Patterns