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I'm Andrew Pouska. Welcome to StudyBass. I love bass, music and teaching it. I have taught thousands of bass players face-to-face for over 25 years. In 2003 I created StudyBass to help bass players everywhere learn.

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Dorian mode

the second mode of the major scale. The Dorian mode of the C major scale is D, E, F, G, A, B, C, D.

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