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What, why, when, where and how to use chords on bass – as it isn’t the same approach as on guitar – Russell’s got you covered!
Interesting bits and pieces:
0:20 Bass for today
0:53 What do you have to do to change the chordal structure in a band?
1:32 Why do chords sound different on bass?
3:42 Where should you play chords on the fretboard?
4:26 Jaco Pastorius pattern example (1 and 3)
5:26 Difference between chordal structure on guitar and bass – do you really need to play every note?
5:46 Why would you play chords and when?
6:09 How does it transfer to playing?
6:18 Example 1: Blues Loop (7 to 3, 3 to 7)
8:43 As little movement as possible with chords
9:00 Use open strings
9:31 Example 2: Jacos version of America (open strings, going over E, A and D)
11:36 Example 3 (open strings, pedaling over A)
12:33 Conclusion: Top 6 points
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