When learning to play your bass, an overkill of theory can often paralyze your results while performing. Many musicians have learned the theory of Tritone Substitution, but when trying to apply this information, they often end up short-changed.
In this bass lesson, we’ll cover a simple but direct concept for the immediate application for Tritone Substitution based on the presence of both the V7 chord and its Tritone Substitution chord within the melodic minor scale.
Follow along with this exercise (PDF).
Practice along to these clips:
Tritone Substitution – Medium Tempo:
Tritone Substitution – Fast Tempo: