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51 thoughts on “BEGINNERS COURSE – Part 7 – Learn the notes and C major scale”
Hello big D – I appreciate your teaching it has the best I ever seen and heard you have taught me a lot and I am learning a lot I appreciate your concern about speed I am taking it very slowly so in lesson 7 I love it and I will continue – again thanks I am learning a lot – Lionel
👍🏾😎 That’s so awesome Lionel! so glad I can help! Keep pushing🤟🏾
You said you was going to push the fingerism for lesson seven – Where is it and how can I get it
Hey Lionel it should be available right above the video…I’ll check it out and get back to you shortly.
OK brother no problem doing a great job I am learning the 241 24 and 134 very very very very very very very very very slowly 😎🆒🕺🏽
If you are referring to the PDF file above the video I look Chinese Japanese and Korean to me I am practicing 24124 and the 134 it is wonderful very slow very slow very slow I gotcha 😎🆒
Can you send a video to my email [email protected], so I can check you out.
Hey Lionel! Check it out above the lesson, should be available now! Thanks for your patience
I will my brother I need your help I want to be the best ever -Lionel On this side of the world
Hello I am practicing .24124 and 134 very slowly it is coming very good thanks a lot for your help I also have something else to ask you my wife want to learn the piano do you know of anyone who she can get in touch with she also a beginn.24124 and 134 very slowly it is coming very good thanks a lot for your help I also have something else to ask you my wife want to learn the piano do you know of anyone who she can get in touch with she also a beginner 😎🆒
Daric,Where is the chart with the fingerings on it? Thanks!
Thanks for the tip about putting the pressure in your thumb!
Absolutely! Such a small tip but has a huge impact
Hey Daric, being a guitarist, there’s different ways to pluck on the guitar than the bass. my right hand fingers are already sore and i notice your right hand fingers aren’t flat when they pluck they sort of curl after plucking? I might have missed it in one of the videos but, what’s the right way to pluck?
Hey Daric thank you so much for taking the time to answer my question. My finger joints and fingertips are what’s sore. I expected the tips to be sore but not the joints in the pointer and middle finger themselves but I might be too flat when plucking or just maybe a newbie thing? I cant wait to continue lessons and see what the bass holds. Main mission is to learn the fretboard 🙌🏽
I have a five string bass help.
Hey Marvin, just sent you over a message but in the mean time take a look at this lesson https://daricbennett.com/lessons/#2-octave-5-string-major-scale-lesson
Thank you for this. I see a lot of “learn bass” stuff – all 4 string, haha. So, this helps cause I know the possibilities are there, just don’t know how to get to them yet
i have a fiur string
Could you place the C scale in its entirety? Im not sure what the fingering looks like. I watched others on YouTube but it seems everyone is doing it differently. Thanks!
Hey Daric what are the most played scales? And I like Gospel Quartet is the Bass lines easy and is jazz and r and b bass lines the same as gospel quartet close.
It depends on what genre you’re referring to. Of course major and minor scale are the most used. But the there’s also Dorian, mixolydian, blues & bebop scales that are frequently used in most music. Gospel is so vast and includes so many different styles it’s tough to say the one or 2 scales
And as far as the bass lines, that also varies. Gospel quartet can be very challenging that hasn’t been exposed to it as much. So again, it’s tough to generalize what’s “hard” or “easy” Hope that makes sense
I am having a hard time understanding what the finger positions are, could you please help me? I have tried using the attached PDF file but I cannot read sheet music. Thank you.
Hey Gabriel! understood, I think this lesson would really benefit you in this area. Below the music staff is the tab notation. This allows you to see the fret numbers where each note is played. Check this out and see if it helps. Please let me know. https://daricbennett.com/lessons/#how-to-read-tab
I slowed down the video and boom! I got it. Thank you for a great video.
Great! That’s awesome!
Hi Darric, thanks for these videos! I cant keep the E string muted when playing the c major scale. All the other strings are ok. Help please?
Hey Ann! No problem at all. That’s actually a very common problem that can easily be fixed. Makes sure your thumb on your picking hand is resting on the E string that way it won’t ring. And that’s just one way to do it
Hey Daric! Is okay for me to jump from C to D and from F to G? Its hard for me to stretch my fingers and keep them on the two notes at the same time. Is there any exercise to be able to make the left hand more flexible?
Absolutely, in the beginning it maybe tough to stretch your fingers that far. So you can definitely shift to be able to reach those whole steps. I’ll try to link an exercise that’ll help with this. Great question
Great video! I think this is a video I would have to watch a couple of times to grasp what I need to learn from this particular lesson. Reading scales, notes, fingering, numbers, etc…seem to be the largest challenge for me. Over time it will come but for now……………challenging! Thanks for the video lesson. It’s a good one!
Glad it could help! And yes you have to have some former knowledge of arpeggios and scales to be able to be comfortable with this exercise. But completely doable
I’m loving it so for Daric. I’ve got to get it
Down packed. I believe that your the the
Man lol come on wit it. I’ve got to get the notes down packed I know ah little about the number system.
Good stuff Man! I think I might be on
To something here
Awesome! Man, love getting that light bulb moment!
This is really AWESOME!
Hey Daric I’m taking this slow, but need some advice on playing gospel music more like Pentecostal.I’m new to bass, our bass player passed a few years ago. I been trying just can’t get it down.I’ve watch all types of YouTube video, just can’t grasp it, need your help, I just can’t get a rhyme going to even start. Help
Would be more than happy to help you. So let me ask a question, are you struggling learning songs??? Or are you having a hard time with the theory behind learning??? Want to able to help you specifically
Theory behind learning,I know I can do it just can’t figure it out.
Hello Daric,I’m having a hard time with the theory,and learning songs,what can I do.
Hi Daric! I am currently working on the C Major Scale and I am trying to get my fingering correct. I figured out most of what finger to use on the fret to create the note, I just need help with these: What finger digit to use for : 7 fret/ A string/ E note, 7 fret/ D string/ A note, 8 fret/ E String/ C note and 8 fret/ A string/ F note. Thank you very much!
Hi Daric! This is good! Thank you. I was referencing base on reading tabs. I had highlighted the 7 and 8 on the tab and was wondering what finger number to use on those notes. Here is a video of the image. Thanks! https://youtu.be/MH2VBVzJ12Y
I use the pinky for the highlighted notes in your video. Daric showed how to do it using the 8th fret on the E string. I like this pattern better. For me, when I play the C major skill, I play it on the third fret of the A string using my index finger. Then the next note would be the 5th Fret A string using my ring finger and 7th fret A string using my pinky. Repeat this pattern starting on the 3rd fret (using the same fingering) on the D string. Then for the G string 4th fret, I use the index finger and 5th fret G string, middle finger. I can make a short video of how I do it if you need. However, Daric showed that pattern on 8th fret E string vs 3rd fret A string in the previous video. hope this helped
Instead of playing the 5th fret on the A string, could I just play the open D string?