Weekly Basslines #144: A Million Miles Away (Rory Gallagher)

This one was requested by one of my students and she's a very special student as she took up playing the bass at the age of 63. She's an ardent blues lover and I'm very proud to be her teacher.

The song "A Million Miles Away" from Rorys fourth solo studio album "Tatoo" (1973) is a perfect addition to the pentatonic lessons of the last weeks, because the main riff is built on the d minor pentatonic scale.

I transcribed the studio version but here's the vibrant live performance from the 1974 film "Irish Tour":


Lesson To Go #9 - Pentatonic scales (part 2)

Continuing last weeks lesson about the pentatonic scale, this time I'll show you how to play fills using the different shapes of the pentatonic scale.

Im zweiten Teil der Lesson To Go über die pentatonische Skala zeige ich Euch wie man mit Hilfe der verschiedenen Pentatonik-Fingersätze coole Fills in seine Bassline einbauen kann.

Wie immer gibt es die Lesson in einer deutschen sowie einer englischsprachigen Version.

This lesson contains a 9-page pdf-Handout with all the notes/tabs, 15 audiofiles with demotracks, jamtracks and playalongs and 9 videos in format mp4. After payment ( $ 12,-) via the Paypal-Button underneath I'll send you the downloadlink for those files within 24 hours.


Diese Lesson enthält ein 9-seitiges Handout im pdf-Format, 15 mp3-Audiofiles mit Jamtracks, Demotracks und PlayAlongs und 9 Videos im mp4-Format. Nach Bezahlung (10,- €) über untenstehenden Paypal-Button erhältst du innerhalb von 24 Stunden den Downloadlink von mir zugeschickt.