4 Cycles of Major 3rds
JPM talks about the 4 Cycles of Major 3rds (which outlines an augmented triad) and how to use these cycles to practice your ideas. Additionally, Joseph mentions the relationship between these cycles and the John Coltrane song, “Giant Steps”.
Chromatic Scale & Chromaticism
3 Cycles of minor thirds
JPM talks about the 3 Cycles of minor 3rds (which outlines a full diminished seventh chord) and how to use these cycles to practice your ideas and transcriptions.
Learn to play a Major Chord voicing for the bass guitar. Additionally, Joseph talks about growing your vocabulary in chords, improvising over chords and using a looper.
How to practice
In this video, JPM outlines how he practices and gives you advice on how to up your game and make the most of your practice time. Get a free .pdf further explaining the concepts discussed in this video: Free .pdf Download
Circle of Fifths
Learn to play through the Circle of Fifths, memorization tips and learn why it has two different names.
F Major Scale 3 octaves
Bb Major Scale 2 Octaves
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