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Bass Guitar Lesson: Roots and Fifths Exercises

Watch more How to Play Bass Guitar videos: http://www.howcast.com/guides/664-How-to-Play-Bass-Guitar Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - http://howc.st/uLaHRS Learn some roots and fifths exercises in this bass guitar lesson from Howcast. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: http://howc.st/ytmainplaylists Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - http://howc.st/HOE3aY Howcast Video Games Channel - http://howc.st/tYKKrk Howcast Tech Channel - http://howc.st/rx9FwR Howcast Food Channel - http://howc.st/umBoJX Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - http://howc.st/vmB86i Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - http://howc.st/vKjUjm Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - http://howc.st/vbbNt3 Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Here are some exercises to practice the Roots and Fifths in the bass guitar. Now that we figured out the shape of our roots and fifths, we can move that around in a few different ways. We can start by just going up chromatically, which means we're going to play all the notes. so E and then go up by half step. Switch on to open strings, and we can also go back down. We can also do this with the circle of fifths, in this case it means that we start on our E again, and then we're going to go down on a whole step from where the fifth is. So E to B, we're going to a whole step to A, and repeat the shape. You can also do all these exercises going down instead of up for the notes. And extra from there on. And these are some exercises to practice Roots-and-Fifths on the bass guitar.
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