Watch the Triad Bass Lines online guitar lesson by Stu Hamm from Learn Bass 2: Next Steps for Beginners
Playing bass is all about outlining chords. We've learned that the most important thing it playing the root, and that you can also play the 5ths. Something else you can do it build a triad by playing the 3rd of the chord. You can learn everything you need to know about the chord with just these three notes.
Let's build a bassline that uses triads, moving our hand position around the neck.