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Lesson: Funky Finger Funk with Pentatonic Fill

Time to get funky.

Here’s another quick bass lick lesson for you, centered around a pentatonic fill.

Follow along with the video and this transcription (PDF download).

If you want some background, there are a few lessons here covering pentatonic scales and patterns:

Gear Stats:

  • 1964 Fender Jazz, favoring the bridge pickup with the tone control rolled back a bit
  • Dunlop nickel strings (gauge: 45-105)
  • Korg Pandora PX5 with drum pattern (tempo 95 bpm)
  • Recorded into a Zoom Q3 HD via line in