Watch the 12-8 Shuffle online guitar lesson by David Santos from 50 Bass Grooves You MUST Know
This is a one measure phrase in 12-8. It can be counted in 4-4 while feeling triplets on every beat. The bass line has a revolving sort of motion which goes two ways while using the high F and the low F. Moving forward to the high F and backward to the low F. The first triplet figure on beat one goes forward, then there is a long quarter note on beat two. The next triplet figure on beat three goes in reverse or backward and then there is a shorter quarter note on beat four on the low F of the E string at the 1st fret.