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Fur Elise
Accurate transcription with a fingering that actually works.
Classical · Intermediate · 11219 Hits · 5.00/5 (24 ratings) · Last modified: 12/27/2007
 
Practice Funk Groove In C Minor
Here's a quick groove that is easy to play.
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 3763 Hits · 5.00/5 (15 ratings) · Last modified: 8/13/2005
 
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Another favorite Christmas song.
Christian · Intermediate · 6343 Hits · 5.00/5 (14 ratings) · Last modified: 12/1/2013
 
Outlining Chords In 2 Keys
Outlining triads, you can master ALL the notes in IInd and IIIrd position.
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 6211 Hits · 5.00/5 (13 ratings) · Last modified: 8/2/2006
 
Bass Style Of The Month: Latin #3
Contemporary Latin Groove.
World · Intermediate · 6067 Hits · 5.00/5 (13 ratings) · Last modified: 8/26/2005
 
Pentatonic Practice
This lesson shows the relationship between the pentatonic major and the pentatonic minor
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 7581 Hits · 5.00/5 (12 ratings) · Last modified: 10/6/2003
 
Handel Flute Sonata VII In F: Allegro
Here is an example of a classic Baroque bassline, chock full o' triads in all positions. Learn the bass line, then mute it and accompany the melody, or play a duet with a guitarist! UPDATE: Includes link to music notation (requires free viewer)
Classical · Intermediate · 11844 Hits · 5.00/5 (10 ratings) · Last modified: 7/8/2001
 
Autumn Resolutions
Not every measure needs to start with the root! Resolve 3rds to 7ths or 7ths to 3rds when fancy strikes you.
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 5281 Hits · 5.00/5 (9 ratings) · Last modified: 10/13/2007
 
Time Travel
Bass lesson
Other · Intermediate · 2212 Hits · 5.00/5 (9 ratings) · Last modified: 2/20/2007
 
Slippy
Nice tune!
Other · Intermediate · 2757 Hits · 5.00/5 (8 ratings) · Last modified: 7/2/2009
 
Big Arpeggios, Part II
Inversions of minor triads spaced widely make for excellent practice in shifting. Concludes with two etudes using various arpeggios up and down the neck...
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 5972 Hits · 5.00/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 8/7/2002
 
My Masterpeice
I am trying to make this my best work yet. These are some riffs I will be adding more as the song progresses. Please send any comments/thoughts/ideas. Thank you
Other · Intermediate · 4441 Hits · 5.00/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 11/14/2003
 
Rachels 1st Latin Groove
My first, very upbeat!
Other · Intermediate · 3380 Hits · 5.00/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 12/7/2002
 
7th Scale Exercise
A fun little pattern for some blues and folk styles,based on the 7th scale.
Other · Intermediate · 2274 Hits · 5.00/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 1/22/2007
 
Three Fingers Exercise
A good and simple exercise to practice some plucking hand three fingers technique.
Other · Intermediate · 2202 Hits · 5.00/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 3/6/2006
 
Changing It Up
Examples of different riff ideas played over various chord progressions.
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 7883 Hits · 5.00/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 12/5/2006
 
Arpegio Breakdown
Just an idea I had floating around in my head. Not really too sure on where to place it in a song. Maybe an Iron Maiden type breakdown?
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 5459 Hits · 5.00/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 6/22/2001
 
Mj7 And Min7 Inversions Combined
Combining the GMj7 and Amin7 inversions for an arpeggio exercise up the neck builds finger strength and dexterity. These are easily embellished for use in bass lines.
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 4047 Hits · 5.00/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 1/17/2001
 
Love Divine All Loves Excelling - G
Words: Charles Wesley, Hymns for Those that Seek and Those That Have Redemption in the Blood of Jesus Christ, 1747. Music: Beecher, John Zundel, Christian Heart Songs, 1870 My version of the bass line-Maranatha
Christian · Intermediate · 2222 Hits · 5.00/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 3/15/2005
 
Love 2b Style
Style of baloche
Christian · Intermediate · 1654 Hits · 5.00/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 12/7/2005
 
O Come O Come Emmanuel
A favorite Christmas Carol of mine.
Christian · Intermediate · 6978 Hits · 5.00/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 12/7/2013
 
Turkish Funk
If you ever happen to get penned up in a turkish prison, give this song a whirl
Electronica · Intermediate · 3539 Hits · 5.00/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 9/18/2002
 
A Phrygian Melody In A
Some spanish sounding licks based in the Phrygian mode, key of A. Enjoy!
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 2241 Hits · 5.00/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 11/30/2006
 
Left Hand Exercise #1
a nice way to warm up your left hand
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 2145 Hits · 5.00/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 2/7/2001
 
Drifter
25. Drifter (#17769)
by Charles Baxley (253)
A little dark, a little funky.
Funk/R&B · Intermediate · 3888 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 2/23/2005
 
Cool Classic Lick
This is a nice little "exercise" to help speed with both hands as well as sounding cool. Enjoy. There's a little more to come in part II.
Other · Intermediate · 3144 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 1/24/2001
 
Rythmic Expirament In G Minor
Pretty strange
Electronica · Intermediate · 2836 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 8/13/2002
 
Red Hot Warm-up
This warm-up starts slow and ends in flames .
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 2189 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 4/28/2003
 
Nine Lives
29. Nine Lives (#20871)
by Ben DiGilio (682)
Did I catch a "niner" in there? Were you calling from a walkie-talkie?
Classical · Intermediate · 2007 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 5/9/2006
 
Bass Duet
30. Bass Duet (#24619)
by Jim Oneill (3048)
Attention: Must have two bass players.
Experimental · Intermediate · 1341 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 7/24/2010
 
LEGALKILLZ
31. LEGALKILLZ (#14142)
by Chris Cook (1398)
JUST A SOLO,WELL PART OF 1 ANYWAY, JUST A BIT AVANT GARD!!,IF I DO ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz:')its 4:32am zzzzzzzzzzzzz
Other · Intermediate · 1268 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 3/18/2004
 
Pinky Workout
Ever want an alternative to scales as a warmup? This is a cool melodic figure that really gets your pinky in on the action.
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 1044 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 11/2/2004
 
Playing Around With The Blues Scale
A scale and examples of lines with the scale usage.
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 10133 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 10/13/2001
 
Tritone Substitution Intro
A brief intro to the idea of tritone substitution in studying ii-V-i's and rhythm changes.
Theory/Reference · Intermediate · 5122 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 10/7/2005
 
Groovy Slap / Hammer-on Exercize
A great excersize to combine both slapping and hammering
Basics · Intermediate · 4788 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 3/16/2002
 
A Rythmic Experiment In C Minor
The only thing that comes to mind is a mixture of Primus and Yes.
Experimental · Intermediate · 4182 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 4/19/2002
 
I Do Believe
I do believe I like this riff! SCC does this in Drop-D tuning. Page 1 shows the riff in standard tuning. Page 2-3 show the version in E. Page 4-5 show harmony parts to the guitar in E
Christian · Intermediate · 4136 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 12/29/2005
 
Another A Major
What a bright sounding scale.
Electronica · Intermediate · 3080 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 8/22/2002
 
Mr. Abe
39. Mr. Abe (#17526)
by Rodney Liner (602)
Mr. Abe is a partial bass solo within a song. The foundation is laid, and were ready to go !!
Christian · Intermediate · 3031 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 11/22/2005
 
Power Of Hammer
Use hammer on for 16note!
Rock/Pop · Intermediate · 2762 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 11/24/2009