Octave Method for Low B : 5-String Bass
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Octave Method for 5-String Bass

eBook: Octave Method for 5-String Bass (Low B)

Fretboard navigation method for 5-string bass based on a modification of the CAGED guitar method, using octave shapes rather than open position chord shapes for ease and simplicity of use.

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Book: Octave Method for Low B: 5-string bass

Fretboard navigation method for Low B : 5-string bass based on an instrument specific modification of the CAGED guitar method, using linked octave shapes rather than open position chord shapes for ease and simplicity of use.

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Octave Method for Low B : 5-String Bass Paper Book


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Octave shapes for A natural on 5 string bass

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This issue demonstrates the octave shapes for 5-string bass with the all important orange letters omitted.

The diagrams that follow show all of the A natural notes plotted over the 5-string bass' fretboard in both the

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5-string bass octave shapes for A natural


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A natural octaves TAB

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