1. Please take 30 seconds to register your free account to post, make friends, earn reward points at our store, and more!  
     
    TalkBass.com has been uniting the low end since 1998.  Join us! :)

Scales ARGH!

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by Pantsman, Jul 16, 2005.


  1. :meh: i have been searching for scale charts for 4 string bass for hours but no luck, can anyone point me in the right direction?
     
  2. I'm a newbie. What are scale charts?
     
  3. Bassist4Life

    Bassist4Life

    Dec 17, 2004
    Buffalo, NY
    I found that the best way to learn "scale forms" is to create the charts yourself. I know that this is more work, but they will be more relevant.

    If you must find them online, do a google image search for "locrian". You'll find some charts. I know that you'll probably find guitar charts before you find bass charts, but that's okay. Just use the 4 lowest strings.

    Joe
     
  4. bonscottvocals

    bonscottvocals

    Feb 10, 2005
    Upstate NY
    A scale chart is a 'map' of the location of notes for a specific scale. Check Active Bass and look at the lower right, where the charts are available and you can even hear them played at different tempos.