Learn to play the pentatonic scale on the bass. Antar Goodwin (Sting, Patty Smyth, 9 Days) believes that the pentatonic scale is the bass player's best friend as some of the best bass melodies and bass solos in all genres of music are based on this scale. He teaches you the pattern and the finger positions in this lesson.This is part 1 of 2. Be sure to check out part 2 and all the other bass tutorials available at Music School Online. Learn how to play bass at your own pace whenever and wherever you want.