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Bass Guitar Lesson: Roots and Fifths Exercises

Watch more How to Play Bass Guitar videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - 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: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - 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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