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Talking Technique: Harmonic Minor Speed Shedding

As with many scales, the harmonic minor scale gives us a great tonal playground to work with, but it also gives us a great platform to work on our technical playing. This lesson will work on some J.S. Bach-inspired harmonic minor bass lines to focus on our coordination and speed training.

There’s nothing like a fun technical exercise! If you find yourself tensing up, back it off the attack and focus on keeping it clean.

This week’s tip: are your shoulders relaxed?