These are the most commonly used arpeggios for the bass. Most riffs and rhythm patterns are created based on the notes in these arpeggios or the scales from the scale page. The letter name of the arpeggio depends on the location on the fingerboard. The circled dots represent the tonic or letter name of the arpeggio. They may be moved up or down the fretboard to create any arpeggio you are looking for. If you are not familiar with the names of the notes on the bass, study the fingerboard chart on the bass fingerboard chart page.
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