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The Practice Routine

Vol 1
By Janek Gwizdala

Minor to Diminished

Electric Bass

b
b

? 4 b
#b
#

4
#

E. Bass

b n b b
b

nb
b b
? b nb
b

b b n
b b
b

#
#
?

#

n

E. Bass

13

E. Bass

b b

b
b

b nb

b
b

b b

? b
b

? b b

b b

17

E. Bass

#
#

? ## #

21

b b
n b
n # #
b n #n#
n# #

E. Bass

25

b
#

b b nb

nb b b b b b
? b b b

# b

?
E. Bass

29

E. Bass

? n#

33

b
n
b b nn # #

E. Bass

2
37

?
E. Bass

b b b b

nb

41

?
E. Bass

# # b n
#

n#
#

n# #
##
n #

Minor Shapes
?4
4
Electric Bass
5

E. Bass

? b b

b b b b

b b b

# #
#

? n# #
# # # # #
#
#

E. Bass

13

b b

? b
E. Bass

b b

# # ##
#

# # ## ## # #
? ## #
#
#

b b b b b

b b b b b b b b
? b b b
b
b

#
#

# #
? n#

17

E. Bass

21

E. Bass

25

E. Bass

29

E. Bass

33

? b
E. Bass

b b b

b b

# ##
#

# # ## # # #
? ## #

#
#
b b

41

b b
b

b b b b b
b

45
b
b b b
b

?
b
37

E. Bass

E. Bass

E. Bass

47

b b
? b b b

E. Bass

Minor Etude Exercise


#

? 4 b # b n b n b
J
4
Electric Bass
b

4
nb
b
b #

?
# b #
E. Bass
8

b b nb n b b

E. Bass

b b b

b
b
? b

b
b
16

b
b
?b
b b nb n b b
J
12

E. Bass

E. Bass

b b

b
b

b
b b b b
23
b b b b
b n b b b
n

?
b b

20

E. Bass

E. Bass

b
b b b
b

?
J

b
b b b b
b

b b b b b b
30 b b
?

27

E. Bass

E. Bass

b b b

Melodic minor shape #1

b
b

? 4 b
b
4
C

Electric Bass

E. Bass

b
4
b
b B
b

b
n
?

b
b bb
b

A
b
n

b
? b b
n
b n b

E. Bass

b
n

# n##
b
#

C
n

# #
b
# n
#

?
n

b #

10

E. Bass

n##
#

#
?
n n
#

#
# n

13

E. Bass

###
# # #
?

16

##
n

# #

n #

# ##
n

##
##

E. Bass

# ##
n

# #
? n # #

19

E. Bass

#
#
?

22

E. Bass

# b
b

# b
#

Minor/Major Arpeggio Exercise

Electric Bass

b
C
b

? 4 b
b
4


b
4
b
?
E. Bass

b n
b

? b b b

F
n

n b

b b
b
n

b
b b
B

b b
bb
b b

n
A

b
n

b
b n

E. Bass

n # n#
b b
#

C
n

# n
n

#
?
b # n

10

E. Bass

#
E. Bass

n #n#
#

# n
?
n #
#

#
#

13

16

##

#
#

?
E. Bass

E. Bass

#
#

?

22

E. Bass

# #

#
#

# #

#
? #

19

# # b

#
#

Major scale in groups of 5

Electric Bass

?4
4

<b>

E. Bass


b b b

? b

E. Bass

13

E. Bass

?
b b
b

b b b

b b b b

17

b
? <b> b b b b

E. Bass

b
b

21

? b b

# # # #
n

E. Bass

25

# # #
? ## ## #

E. Bass

# #

29

? # # # #

#
# # #

E. Bass

33

E. Bass

Chord tones with turns

Electric Bass

? 4 b 3 # b # n b n
4

3
3
3

E. Bass

3
? n# 3 n# #n# ## # # # n
#

3
3
3

n
? # # b b n b b b
E. Bass
3

3
3

12

b b

#nn # #

E. Bass
3

3
3

b n

? b #
#
#n# #

16

E. Bass
3

3
3

20

#
? # n #

E. Bass
3

#
? n #

22

E. Bass
3
3

Major Arpeggio Exercise


b b

?4
4
C

Electric Bass

E. Bass

b b b
b

? b
b
B

E. Bass

b b b b
? b b
b b
b

13

E. Bass

b
? b b b b n n b b b b
b
b

# #

#
? #

17

E. Bass

# #

#
? #

21

E. Bass

b b b b
b

b b
b b
E

b b b b
b

b b
b b
D

# # # n
#

##n
n##
B

# #

#
#

Major 9 Exercise
C

?4
4

Electric Bass

F
b

?
E. Bass

E
b b
B b b b

b b

b
b

b b b
?

bA

E. Bass

b b b
b

b
b b b
b
b

G
bbb
b

b
b
b b b

b b
? b b
b b b
D

11

E. Bass

14

bbb

b b b b

# B

#
# n

?
n

E. Bass

# n
#

# # #

# E #
A

#

?
#

17

E. Bass


n
n
?
#
D

21

E. Bass

Etude in G minor

? bb 4
#

4
Electric Bass


4
#

? bb

n
E. Bass

? bb

#
E. Bass

11

E. Bass

? bb

Dominant 7 Arpeggios

Electric Bass

E. Bass

C
F

b
b

?4

4

b
b
b bb
B
4

b b

b b
?

b
b
b

bb
b

? b

bbb
bb

b
b

b b b

E. Bass

10

bbb

b b
b

b
b b
b b

b b
D

E. Bass

13

b b

b b
b b

b b b

E. Bass

b b n # # n
B

#
E
16
##

#
# # n #
?
E. Bass


n
n

D
#

#
n

? # n #
#

# n
n

19

E. Bass


#
#
?

22

E. Bass


n
G

Classical - Ish

Electric Bass

? 4 b b b
4


# b
#

E. Bass

? b # b

b nb b b b

E. Bass

b b b

nb
b b b
? b b

b b
nb b nb
b
A
b

#
?
n n
#

12

E. Bass

16

E. Bass

? #

b
b b

b b b b

? b
b b b b b b b b

20

E. Bass

b
b

24

E. Bass

# # #
n

##
nn# #
B

? #
# # #

28

E. Bass

Chromatic/Major 8 note cell #1

? 4 b n b b b b n b n n
Electric Bass

? b b b n b b n nb nn # b b b
E. Bass

E. Bass

? nb nn n b n##n n b b n b j

Chromatic/Major 8 note cell #2

? 4 b n b b b b n b n n
Electric Bass

? b b n b nb nb #nn b b nb
E. Bass

E. Bass

? n b n n n b b n # # n n b n b

Chromatic/Major 8 note cell #3

Electric Bass

? 4 # n b b b n # # n b n n
4

? b b b b b n b n n n b b
E. Bass

? b b n b n n # n b b n
E. Bass

Chromatic 4 note cell


b n b

b n b n

?4
Electric Bass

b b n b n b b n b n b b
?
E. Bass

Chordal Etude in A Major


?### 4

4
Electric Bass

?###

E. Bass


10
n


?###

E. Bass

Augmented Arpeggio Exercise

Electric Bass

E. Bass

C
F

#
? 4 #
4

#

b #
B
4
#

#
b #
b
?
#

b
7

b
b

? b n

n
b

E. Bass

11

b
b

E. Bass

b b
n

b
b
n

b
b
G

#
#
#

E
#
# #
#

? #
#
n

15

#
# #
#
?

18

E. Bass

# # #
#

#
#
#

#
#

D
21
#

? # # #

# #
# #
# #

#
#

?
#
#

# #
#
#

E. Bass

23

E. Bass

? b n

E. Bass

n
b

Arpeggiating Exercise - Minor


C

Electric Bass

44

b
b

A
b b
b
nb
? b
b b

E. Bass

E. Bass

? b b nb
b

# # n

10

E. Bass

b b n b
b

E
#

Arpeggiating Exercise - Major


C

Electric Bass

B
F

b b
? b b
b

E. Bass

? 4

bD b
b

# E #

E. Bass

? b b b
b

# # #
n

A
D
G
#

10

E. Bass

10 Note cell

Electric Bass

# b b
n n
#

n
? 4 # #
#
b

#b b
#

b
?

b n
n

n n b

E. Bass

# n
n

? #
E. Bass

# b b
n

n
n


n b n