Walking Jazz Lines for Bass

by Jay Hungerford
$19.99
sku: 02-99605M
Book/Online audio set. Designed to help beginning to intermediate bassists create walking patterns that can be used in jazz, blues, R&B, gospel, Latin and country music. By explaining the basics of intervals, chords and scales the author builds a framework for understanding bass line patterns. Presents one and two-measure patterns that can be used in playing the blues, rhythm changes, the ii-V-I progression, and 20 popular jazz standards. The audio includes a professional rhythm section to jam with. Notation with chord symbols. Spiralbound, 96 pp.   More Details...
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Contents:

  • Introduction
  • The Fingerboard
  • Notes on the Staff
  • Basic Intervals
  • Basic Chord Structure
  • The Major Scale
  • Patterns Using the Major Scale
  • The Blues
  • Walking with Intervals
  • Adding Two-Measure Patterns (Blues)
  • Combining One and Two Measure Patterns (Blues)
  • I-IV-I Walking Patterns
  • I-IV-I Walking Exercise
  • Rhythm Changes
  • Rhythm Changes Exercise
  • Rhythm Changes Using 3rds
  • Rhythm Changes Using 5ths
  • The IT-V-I Progression
  • II-V-I Exercise
  • II-V-I Written Exercise #1
  • II-V-I Written Exercise #2
  • Two Measure Walking Patterns
  • Standard #1
  • Minor Walking Patterns
  • Standard #2
  • II-V-I (Minor)
  • Standard #3
  • 3/4 Walking Patterns
  • Standard #4 (3/4 Blues)
  • More Examples In 3/4
  • Standard #5 (Jazz Waltz)
  • The I-VI-II-V Progression
  • Standard #6
  • Descending Minor
  • Standard #7
  • Half Step Movement
  • Uncommon Chord Movement
  • V as a 11-V
  • Alternative Starting Notes
  • Added Notes
  • Ray Brown Walking the Blues with Added Notes
  • Part Two (Chords Only)
  • Standard #1
  • Standard #2
  • Standard #3
  • Standard #4
  • Standard #5
  • Standard #6
  • Standard #7
  • Standard #8
  • Standard #9
  • Standard #10
  • Standard #11
  • Standard#12
  • Standard #13
  • Standard#14
  • Standard #15
  • Standard #16
  • Standard #17
  • Standard #18
  • Standard #19
  • Standard #20
  • Part Three (Written Examples)
  • Standard #1
  • Standard #2
  • Standard #3
  • Standard #4
  • Standard #5
  • Standard #6
  • Standard #7
  • Standard #8
  • Standard #9
  • Standard #10
  • Standard #11
  • Standard #12
  • Standard #13
  • Standard #14
  • Standard #15
  • Standard #16
  • Standard #17
  • Standard #18
  • Standard #19
  • Standard #20
  • Blues Variations
  • Rhythm Changes Variations
  • A Daily Exercise
  • Diatonic Exercises
  • Modes of the Major Scale
  • Recommended Song List
  • Bass Players
  • About the Author