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BASS LINES: “The Magic of the Accent”

Hello bass players and fans of bass playing!

2018 will be the year of #fullbassattack lessons!

This month, we will start with the accent, a very important technique that contributes a lot to the articulation in your bass playing.

Accent – a note that it is played with a special emphasis which serves to give rhythm to the music.

Fig. 1 – An example with the symbol of the accented note.

Fig. 2 – A rock bassline using the accents.

Fig. 3 – A funky groove with punchy accents.

Fig. 4 – A modal riff based on D Dorian with heavy accents.

See you next month for more #fullbassattack lessons in the next issue of BMM and keep in touch with #bassmusicianmag, #basslines, #jdv, #groovingtheworld and #groovingthenation.

Thank you for all your support and feel free to comment. Keep GROOVING!

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