Rock School: Fifties Pattern #2

A slower, arpeggiated variation of the I-VI-IV-V pattern. Notice how the bass line motion melodically anticipates each chord change…


Notice the characteristic triple feel and melodic bass line. The step-wise motion in the bass creates a strong sense of momentum and direction and anticipation.

Performance and Interpretation Tip: Think “easy in, easy out” on the arpeggios!

learn more… Fifties Pattern #3

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