Bass Guitar Scales are one the vital areas of bass that you should learn. Not knowing your bass scales is going to hold you back when it comes to fully understanding your intrument.
It is also vital when creating your own basslines or improvising bass solos. Bass guitar scales give you the releationship between the notes.
The C major scales is the most commons scale used in music and is at the foundation of music theory. It’s a great scale to learn first and will give you a great starting point.
Top Tip: By knowing just one bass guitar scale you instantly know 11 more. This is because you can simply move the scale pattern to a different starting note on your bass. For example if you take the C major scale pattern and play it starting on the A note, you are then playing an A major scale, move it to start on a F note and you have an F major Scale!
Major Bass Guitar Scales
Minor Bass Guitar Scales
Bass Guitar Modes