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Bass Lessons — 2 octave arpeggios bass tabs

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(submitted by just3boyz)
This tab illustrates how to play 2 octave arpeggios for many various 7th chords. 
I used f as the root in every example. This exercise will work best if you play
it to a metronome. start slow and slowly bump up the tempo once you get it at the
slower tempo. The left hand fingerings work for me but feel free to try other fingerings.

—LH: = Left Hand Fingering
—RH: = Right Hand Fingering
—The notes above the tab are the actual notes

F major 7

|F A C E F A C E |F E C A F E C A |
G||——————————————9—|109—————————————||
D|o——————————7—10——|————107—————————o|
A|o————3—7—8———————|————————8—7—3———o|
E||1—5—————————————|——————————————5—||
|1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + |1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + |
LH: 1 3 1 1 2 1 4 3 4 3 4 1 2 1 1 3
RH: 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2

F major 7 (variation)

|F A C E F A C E |F E C A F E C A |
G||——————————2—5—9—|109—————————————||
D|o——————2—3———————|————107—————————o|
A|o————3———————————|————————8—7—3———o|
E||1—5—————————————|——————————————5—||
|1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + |1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + |
LH: 1 4 2 1 2 1 4 3 4 3 4 1 2 1 1 3
RH: 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2

F dominant 7

|F A C EbF A C Eb|F EbC A F EbC A |
G||——————————————8—|108—————————————||
D|o——————————7—10——|————107—————————o|
A|o————3—6—8———————|————————8—6—3———o|
E||1—5—————————————|——————————————5—||
|1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + |1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + |
LH: 1 3 1 1 2 1 4 2 4 2 4 1 2 1 1 3
RH: 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2

F minor 7

|F AbC EbF AbC Eb|F EbC AbF EbC Ab|
G||——————————————8—|108—————————————||
D|o——————————6—10——|————106—————————o|
A|o————3—6—8———————|————————8—6—3———o|
E||1—4—————————————|——————————————4—||
|1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + |1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + |
LH: 1 2 1 1 3 1 4 2 4 2 4 1 3 1 1 2
RH: 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2

F half diminished 7

|F AbB EbF AbB Eb|F EbB AbF EbB Ab|
G||——————————————8—|108—————————————||
D|o——————————6—9———|————9—6—————————o|
A|o————2—6—8———————|————————8—6—2———o|
E||1—4—————————————|——————————————4—||
|1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + |1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + |
LH: 1 3 1 1 3 1 3 2 4 2 3 1 3 1 1 3
RH: 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2

F fully diminished 7

|F AbB D F AbB D |F D B AbF D B Ab|
G||——————————————7—|107—————————————||
D|o——————————6—9———|————9—6—————————o|
A|o————2—5—8———————|————————8—5—2———o|
E||1—4—————————————|——————————————4—||
|1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + |1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + |
LH: 1 3 1 1 4 1 3 1 4 1 3 1 4 1 1 3
RH: 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2

F Augmented 7

|F A C#EbF A C#Eb|F EbC#A F EbC#A |
G||————————————6—8—|108—6———————————||
D|o——————————7—————|——————7—————————o|
A|o————4—6—8———————|————————8—6—4———o|
E||1—5—————————————|——————————————5—||
|1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + |1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + |
LH: 1 2 1 1 3 2 1 2 4 2 1 2 3 1 1 2
RH: 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2

In addition to being a great exercise for your hands, this is also a
great way to learn what notes actually make up various types of chords.
A great way to practice these arpeggios is to apply them over changes.

Example)

|D minor 7 |G dominant 7 |C major 7 |A augmented 7 |
|D F A C D F A |G F D B G F D |C E G B C E G |A G F C#A G F |
G||——————————1014——|1210————————————|————————————12——|141210——————————||
D|o————7—1012——————|————129—————————|——————9—1014————|——————11————————o|
A|o——8—————————————|————————108—————|————10——————————|————————12108———o|
E||10——————————————|————————————10——|8—12————————————|————————————————||
|1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + |1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + |1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + |1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + |
LH:4 2 1 1 3 1 4 4 2 4 1 3 1 3 1 4 2 1 1 4 2 4 2 1 2 3 2 1
RH:1 2 1 2 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 1 2 1

Please give me constructive criticism. this is my first tab.

Thanks,
Connor Larkin
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i don't kow what to say otherthen thank you soo much.
i am always looking for something new and this is it and i love when these posts pop up because i am postive im the first to play it as soon as i see it
and i alway have fun and it works as well
I'm glad i can help Twiggybass! let me know if you have amy special requests. i'll be posting more and more tabs so keep your eyes open!

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