Riffs at the Ready

Pull them out when you need them.

Learn these versatile 1 chord to 5 chord riffs from Phil Wickham's Living Hope but keep them in your back pocket for other songs.  They fit with quarter or eighth note bass lines and in slow or faster tempos.  Handy little transitions to keep around in your bass toolkit.  

Try them out today in these songs:

Tempo: Up

Song Key: D

Build Your Kingdom Here

Artist: Rend Collective

A high energy romp. Get your strum on!

Super simple grooves for this one!!

Mumford and sons vibe, super fun and great passing tones in the bridge!

Easy, Easy, Easy! Get ready to diamond your chords!


Song Key: E♭

Living Hope

Artist: Phil Wickham

So many guitar layers and finger picking for acoustic.

Some simple supportive grooves until we get to lay it down at the end.

pretty straight with some nice riffs at the end.

Pretty simple.


Tempo: Down

Song Key: D

What A Beautiful Name

Artist: Hillsong Worship

Time to get plucky

This ones a fun one!!

Groove on the Chorus!

Great reverb piano!!!

Daniel Ornellas, worship leader in the band "The Worship Republic" is originally from South Africa. He moved to the US with his band Tree 63 and has toured and recorded with numerous worship artists. He produces records and lives in Nashville with his wife Samantha and their two kids and is the bass instructor for Worship Artistry.

Riffs at the Ready

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