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Hal Leonard Releases Book on Scales Over Chords

Bassist’s Guide to Scales Over Chords: The Foundation of Effective Bass LinesHal Leonard Corp. has published the “Bassist’s Guide to Scales Over Chords: The Foundation of Effective Bass Lines.”

The book looks at how to apply scales in a musical way, which is essential knowledge for those learning how to create and improvise bass lines and solos.

The book, which covers 11 scales and features 136 audio tracks and 17 extended tracks for download or streaming, can be used to help you break out of patterns, as well.

Topics covered include Diatonic Harmony Theory, using scale tones and chord tones, inversions and slash chords, non-diatonic harmony and modal progressions, and seventh chords and extended harmony.

The 96-page paperback is out now.