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Pattern 03 Examples

Below the examples included on the Useful Melodic Patterns for Bass Guitar book, for pattern number 03.

Here is the "easy" example, trying the pattern over the D major scale on its 6th position, starting at the 7th fret (B) on the E string. 

Also below, a video playing pattern 3, D major scale, fret 7

Now the advanced example, trying the pattern over the C whole-tone scale, starting at the 10th fret (D) on the E string. Given the repeatable nature of this scale, the C whole-tone scale would have the same shape if you had started it in C, D, E, F#, G# or Bb

Also below, a video playing pattern 3, C whole-tone scale, fret 10

And here a quick example about how to use our pattern number number 3 on a chord sequence that goes: F# minor 7 (III), A major (V), A major/D (V) and then F# minor 7 (III), A major (V), B minor (VI). Playing with the D major / B minor scale.

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