Bass day (1h 30m)

  • Chord tones (Phil Mann) — 40m
    • All triads in all inversions around the cycle (70bpm)
    • All 7th chords in all inversions around the cycle (70bpm)
  • Break
  • Walking bass lines + chord tones
    • Soloing workshop: asc / desc arpeggios over Autumn Leaves in G-
    • ii — V — I patterns
    • 7th chord inversions over Autumn Leaves in G-

Observations

Struggling a bit with playing inversions backwards, especially in the context at high tempos. Need to work on it next time!

Bass day (1h 20m)

  • Chord tones (Phil Mann)
    • Major triads in all inversions around the cycle of 4ths
    • At 50bpm calling out all notes while playing
    • At 70bpm without such madness
    • Minor triads in all inversions around the cycle, without click
  • Walking bass line (Scott Devine)
    • Autumn Leaves in D-
    • Chord tones + chromatic notes
    • Adapting G- patterns to the new key

Bass day (1h 20m)

  • Chord tones (Phil Mann): major triads in all inversions around the cycle of 4ths while saying out loud the note names (50bpm—74bpm)
  • Walking bass lines (Scott): static chord vocabulary + recap ii – V — I minor & major patterns over Autumn Leaves in G-
  • Short soloing over Autumn Leaves also in G-

Bass day (1h 30m)

  • Major triads in all inversions around the cycle of 4ths, with click at 50bpm (Phil Mann’s Chord Tones course)
  • Major & minor ii — V — I lines over Autumn Leaves in G-, all patterns used
  • Soloing in G- over Autumn Leaves using chromatics — watch the tendencies of getting back to minor pentatonic box and prevent this from happening!