**Before you begin to play the exercises, you might want to set your metronome at 60 and practice clapping each rhythm--2 notes per beat, 3 notes per beat, 4 notes per beat and 6 notes per beat.
**If 60 seems very slow for the eighth notes, leave it there until you try the other three rhythms. Three, Four, and six notes per beat might be faster than you think.
**Here is how to play it: Play the scale (I used "pentatonic minor" for the example, but you can choose any scale that you want to practice) using eighth notes--2 notes per metronome beat. Repeat this part of the exercise until it becomes easy.
Then practice the triplets--3 notes per metronome beat. Practice these triplets until you can play them smoothly and evenly.
Next comes the section of 16th notes--4 notes per metronome beat . Again, repeat this section until it becomes easy. If you find the 60 is too fast at first, just slow the metronome down a bit.
Finally come the 16th note triplets--6 notes per beat. If 60 is too fast, SLOW IT DOWN. It is important to practice at a speed which you can play PERFECTLY.
Be Patient and be Faithful about your bass guitar practice. You will be amazed at the results!
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The above exercises use the "pentatonic minor scale". Try doing the same exercises with the Bass Guitar Major Scales or the Bass Guitar Minor Scales
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