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The Jazz Bass Line Book (Advance Music)
$39.95 on Amazon


The Jazz Bass Line Book by Mike Downes is a comprehensive approach to the construction of improvised bass lines. Intended for beginners and professionals, the book deals with playing in 2, creating walking bass lines, 3/4 time, using a broken feel," modal and slash-chord harmony, ballads, and much more. Each chapter is full of fundamental and advanced concepts and ideas, accompanied by transcribed examples from the masters of jazz bass playing."  

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