BAGED octaves 5-string bass method

A new method for 5-string bass guitar (BEADG tuning - low B) based on linked octaves.
Allows complete fretboard navigation for standard and 3 notes per string scale and arpeggio box shapes.

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BAGED octaves 5-string bass method


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BAGED octaves : 5-string bass in Low B (BEADG tuning)
C natural octaves

GuitarPro6 fingerboard : C natural octaves

GuitarPro6 C natural octaves

5 string bass (BEADG - Low B) C natural octave shapes


BAGED octaves : 5-string bass in Low B (BEADG tuning)
C major arpeggio : General

The diagrams that follow show all of the C major arpeggio notes plotted over the 5-string bass' fretboard in the BAGED octaves and GuitarPro6 styles:-

BAGED octaves fingerboard C major arpeggio notes

GuitarPro6 fingerboard : C major arpeggio

GuitarPro6 fingerboard :  C major arpeggio

The box shapes for the C major arpeggio follow:-

BAGED octaves C major arpeggio box shapes

BAGED octaves : 5-string bass in Low B (BEADG tuning)
C major arpeggio : YouTube videos & pdf files

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BAGED octaves C major arpeggio : 5B3 box shape pdf
BAGED octaves C major arpeggio : 3A1 box shape pdf
BAGED octaves C major arpeggio : 4G1 box shape pdf
BAGED octaves C major arpeggio : 4E2 box shape pdf
BAGED octaves C major arpeggio : 5D2 box shape pdf
BAGED octaves C major arpeggio : 5B3 box shape at 12 pdf


BAGED octaves : 5-string bass in Low B (BEADG tuning)
C major arpeggio
Box shapes pdf & GuitarPro6 TAB pdf

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BAGED octaves C major arpeggio box shapes pdf

BAGED octaves C major arpeggio box shapes GuitarPro6 TAB pdfBAGED octaves C major arpeggio box shapes GuitarPro6 TAB pdf


BAGED octaves : 5-string bass in Low B (BEADG tuning)
C major arpeggio : Overall fretboard box shapes

BAGED octaves C major arpeggio box shapes : entire fretboard notes

BAGED octaves C major arpeggio box shapes : entire fretboard intervals


BAGED octaves : 5-string bass in Low B (BEADG tuning)
C major scale (ionian mode) : General

The diagrams that follow show all of the C major scale notes plotted over the 5-string bass' fretboard in the BAGED octaves and GuitarPro6 styles:-

BAGED octaves fingerboard C major scale notes

GuitarPro6 fingerboard : C major scale

GuitarPro6 C major scale

The box shapes for the C major scale (ionian mode) follow:-

BAGED octaves C major scale box shapes


BAGED octaves : 5-string bass in Low B (BEADG tuning)
C major scale (ionian mode) : YouTube videos & pdf files

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BAGED octaves C major scale : 5B3 box shape pdf
BAGED octaves C major scale : 3A1 box shape pdf
BAGED octaves C major scale : 4G1 box shape pdf
BAGED octaves C major scale : 4E2 box shape pdf
BAGED octaves C major scale : 5D2 box shape pdf
BAGED octaves C major scale : 5B3 box shape at 12 pdf

BAGED octaves : 5-string bass in Low B (BEADG tuning)
C major scale (ionian mode)
Box shapes pdf & GuitarPro6 TAB pdf

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BAGED octaves C major scale box shapes pdf

BAGED octaves C major scale box shapes GuitarPro6 TAB pdfBAGED octaves C major scale box shapes GuitarPro6 TAB pdf


BAGED octaves : 5-string bass in Low B (BEADG tuning)
C major scale (ionian mode) : Overall fretboard box shapes

BAGED octaves C major scale box shapes : entire fretboard notes

BAGED octaves C major scale box shapes : entire fretboard intervals


BAGED octaves : 5-string bass in Low B (BEADG tuning)
C pentatonic major scale : General

The diagrams that follow show all of the C pentatonic major scale notes plotted over the 5-string bass' fretboard in the BAGED octaves and GuitarPro6 styles:-

BAGED octaves fingerboard C pentatonic major scale notes

GuitarPro6 fingerboard : C pentatonic major scale

GuitarPro6 fingerboard :  C pentatonic major scale

The box shapes for the C pentatonic major scale follow:-

BAGED octaves C pentatonic major scale box shapes


BAGED octaves : 5-string bass in Low B (BEADG tuning)
C pentatonic major scale : YouTube videos & pdf files

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BAGED octaves C pentatonic major scale : 5B3 box shape pdf
BAGED octaves C pentatonic major scale : 3A1 box shape pdf
BAGED octaves C pentatonic major scale : 4G1 box shape pdf
BAGED octaves C pentatonic major scale : 4E2 box shape pdf
BAGED octaves C pentatonic major scale : 5D2 box shape pdf
BAGED octaves C pentatonic major scale : 5B3 box shape at 12 pdf

BAGED octaves : 5-string bass in Low B (BEADG tuning)
C pentatonic major scale
Box shapes pdf & GuitarPro6 TAB pdf

Flash iconGuitar Pro 6 icon

BAGED octaves C pentatonic major scale box shapes pdf

BAGED octaves C pentatonic major scale box shapes GuitarPro6 TAB pdfBAGED octaves C pentatonic major scale box shapes GuitarPro6 TAB pdf


BAGED octaves : 5-string bass in Low B (BEADG tuning)
C pentatonic major scale : Overall fretboard box shapes

BAGED octaves C pentatonic major scale box shapes : entire fretboard notes

BAGED octaves C pentatonic major scale box shapes : entire fretboard intervals


BAGED octaves : 5-string bass in Low B (BEADG tuning)
C major-minor arpeggio : General

The diagrams that follow show all of the C major-minor arpeggio notes plotted over the 5-string bass' fretboard in the BAGED octaves style:-

BAGED octaves fingerboard C major-minor arpeggio notes

The box shapes for the C major-minor arpeggio follow:-

C major-minor arpeggio (5-string bass: Low B) box shapes


BAGED octaves : 5-string bass in Low B (BEADG tuning)
C major-minor arpeggio box shapes

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BAGED octaves C major-minor arpeggio : 5B3 box shape
BAGED octaves C major-minor arpeggio : 3A1 box shape
BAGED octaves C major-minor arpeggio : 4G1 box shape
BAGED octaves C major-minor arpeggio : 4E2 box shape
BAGED octaves C major-minor arpeggio : 5D2 box shape
BAGED octaves C major-minor arpeggio : 5B3 box shape at 12

BAGED octaves : 5-string bass in Low B (BEADG tuning)
C major-minor arpeggio
Box shapes pdf & GuitarPro6 TAB pdf

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C major-minor arpeggio (5-string bass : Low B) box shapes pdf

C major-minor arpeggio (5-string bass: Low B) box shapes TAB pdfC major-minor arpeggio (5-string bass: Low B) box shapes TAB pdf


BAGED octaves : 5-string bass in Low B (BEADG tuning)
C major-minor arpeggio : Overall fretboard box shapes

BAGED octaves (5-string bass: Low B) fingerboard C major-minor arpeggio notes pdf

BAGED octaves (5-string bass: Low B) fingerboard C major-minor arpeggio intervals pdf


BAGED octaves : 5-string bass in Low B (BEADG tuning)
C major blues scale : General

The diagrams that follow show all of the C major blues scale notes plotted over the 5-string bass' fretboard in the BAGED octaves style:-

BAGED octaves fingerboard C major blues scale notes

The box shapes for the C major blues scale follow:-

C major blues scale (5-string bass: Low B) box shapes


BAGED octaves : 5-string bass in Low B (BEADG tuning)
C major blues scale box shapes

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BAGED octaves C major blues scale : 5B3 box shape
BAGED octaves C major blues scale : 3A1 box shape
BAGED octaves C major blues scale : 4G1 box shape
BAGED octaves C major blues scale : 4E2 box shape
BAGED octaves C major blues scale : 5D2 box shape
BAGED octaves C major blues scale : 5B3 box shape at 12

BAGED octaves : 5-string bass in Low B (BEADG tuning)
C major blues scale
Box shapes pdf & GuitarPro6 TAB pdf

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C major blues scale (5-string bass : Low B) box shapes pdf

C major blues scale (5-string bass: Low B) box shapes TAB pdfC major blues scale (5-string bass: Low B) box shapes TAB pdf


BAGED octaves : 5-string bass in Low B (BEADG tuning)
C major blues scale : Overall fretboard box shapes

BAGED octaves (5-string bass: Low B) fingerboard C major bluesscale notes pdf

BAGED octaves (5-string bass: Low B) fingerboard C major bluesscale intervals pdf



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