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The Jazz Bass Line Book (Advance Music)
DescriptionThe 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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Discussed in best book or online course for walking bass in the TalkBass community
Many threads on that. Use the search engine for posts with "walking bass" in the title. In short, I recommend: - Online material: Chris Fitzgerald has a wonderful series of video tutorials on walking bass. Not just tips like "do this on beat 1, do that on beat 2, ..." but the big picture. Here is the first tutorial; then ... ... more
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