(Bass Method). The Hal Leonard Blues Bass Method is your complete guide to learning blues bass. This book with online audio uses classic blues songs and standards to teach you how to lay down your own solid blues bass lines. Learn to play by studying the songs of famous bluesmen such as B.B. King, Stevie Ray Vaughan (Tommy Lee Shannon), Muddy Waters, Freddie King, Albert King, The Allman Brothers, Otis Rush, T-Bone Walker, Louis Jordan, and many more. Learn actual riffs from blues classics including: Born Under a Bad Sign * Hideaway * Hoochie Coochie Man * Killing Floor * Pride and Joy * Sweet Home Chicago * The Thrill Is Gone * and more. Audio is accessed online for download or streaming and includes PLAYBACK+ tools that enable you to adjust the tempo without changing pitch, loop passages, and more.
(Bass Play-Along). The Bass Play-Along Series will help you play your favorite songs quickly and easily! Just follow the tab, listen to the audio to hear how the bass should sound, and then play along using the separate backing tracks. The melody and lyrics are also included in the book in case you want to sing, or to simply help you follow along. The audio is accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right. Songs: All Your Love (I Miss Loving) * Born Under a Bad Sign * I'm Tore Down * I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man * Killing Floor * Pride and Joy * Sweet Home Chicago * The Thrill Is Gone.
(Bass Instruction). The term "12-bar blues" has become synonymous with blues music and is the basis for an incredible body of jazz, rock 'n' roll, and other forms of popular music. This book and CD package is solely devoted to providing you with all the technical tools necessary for playing 12-bar blues with authority. It covers many blues styles, including country, Chicago, Texas, swing, R&B, blues-rock, and funk blues. You'll also learn the blues bass scales and a history of the bass in blues music. The CD includes 51 full-band tracks!
(Bass Builders). The best single source for learning to play the blues for bass with online audio tracks for practicing! Styles covered include: Delta blues, Texas blues, New Orleans blues, West Coast blues, Chicago blues, boogie woogie blues, jazz blues, and more. Also covers 12-bar blues, 8-bar blues, 24-bar blues, minor blues, tags & turnarounds, 12/8 feel, swing, shuffle, jazz, pop, slow blues, funk blues and R&B. The audio is accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.
Designed for beginning bassists who want to play the blues, this title makes a great companion to any starter bass method and the perfect complement to the author's Complete Electric Bass Method. Learn various grooves in both straight and swing feels, all within the context of such styles as rock blues, jazz blues, funk blues and more. Highlighted with lessons on scales and chords that are clear and easy to understand, this abundant resource of blues bass lines not only adds to your vocabulary, but also provides the tools you need to create great bass lines of your own for any practical playing situation.
Discover a Complete Method to Learn Jazz and Blues Walking Bass
Master Arpeggios and Concepts to play like the Masters
Develop a full range of Scales, Arpeggios and Soloing to create your own walking bass lines
Master Traditional and Modern Walking Bass Lines
Have you tried playing walking bass lines but keep finding them not quite right?
Do you find yourself thinking so much about note choice that you canât get in the groove of the music?
Do you dream of playing bass lines like legendary bassists like Ron Carter, Charles Mingus, Paul Chambers or Jaco?
Walking Bass for Jazz and Blues is a complete method to help beginners master each element of Blues and Jazz walking bass. It is designed to develop strong harmonic skills, rhythm, phrasing and note choice.
Hereâs What You Getâ¦
A complete guide to walking bass lines so you learn how to play on the most common chord changes in blues and jazz.
Hundreds of Diagrams, Exercises, Tips, Chromatic Ideas and more so you learn to play like the best bass players
Over 100 audio examples you can download for free to make the music come alive and help you practice your new walking bass skills
Learn basic and advanced techniques like arpeggio and scale choice, chromatic approaches, standard patterns and rhythmic ideas.
Plusâ¦There are plenty of walking bass secrets thrown in tooâ¦ so youâll need to pay attention!
Mastering the skills in this book will free your mind from thinking too much about the neck when playing, as well as teaching your ears to hear the right lines to play at exactly the right time.
While your ultimate goal may be to become the next Jaco Pastorius, this book will teach you the roots of the essential walking bass style. It will help you build the foundational arpeggios scales and chromatic approaches you need to walk like a pro and groove like your favorite bass players.
(Bass Builders). Essential jump/swing and modern blues bass lines for electric and upright players. Includes lessons and music in the style of Willie Dixon, Larry Taylor, Edgar Willis, Duck Dunn, Tommy Shannon, and more! The audio includes a live blues band with over 20 play-along tracks. The price of this book includes a unique code that provides access to audio tracks online, for download or streaming. The tracks include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right available exclusively from Hal Leonard.
Jazz Guitar Workshop - Walking Bass Lines - The Blues in 12 Keys The Blues in 12 Keys is a complete guide for the jazz guitarist demonstrating the devices used to play walking bass lines and chords in solo or accompaniment settings. Including * Drop 2 chord voicings, * 3 note voicings, * Chord inversions, * Chromatic approach notes, * Voice leading, * Triads, * 7 th chords, * Harmonic anticipation, * Pedal points, * Turnarounds, * Tri tone substitution, * Bebop blues progression. Part 1 Demonstrates the various techniques used to provide forward motion into bass lines and outlines comping patterns to build a fluid walking bass style for all musical situations. The exercises build in a stepwise progression and are designed to give the guitarist a solid foundation in the walking bass style incorporating 3 note voicings as well as drop 2 voicings. Part 2 expands on the lessons and techniques used in Part 1 providing the guitarist with 60 choruses of examples written out in all 12 keys covering the Jazz & Bebop blues progressions.
(Bass Play-Along). The Bass Play-Along series will help you play your favorite songs quickly and easily! Just follow the tab, listen to the CD to hear how the bass should sound, and then play along using the separate backing tracks. The melody and lyrics are also included in the book in case you want or sing, or to simply help you follow along. The audio CD is playable on any CD player, and also enhanced so Mac & PC users can adjust the recording to any tempo without changing pitch! Songs: After Midnight * Cocaine * Forever Man * I Shot the Sheriff * I'm Tore Down * Lay Down Sally * Layla * Wonderful Tonight.
There are tens of thousands of different possible chords on the bass-guitar in BEADGCF tuning! Create your own chord shapes from over 650 easy-to-read full fingerboard diagrams covering 55 different chord types in all keys. Diagrams for more complicated chord types illustrate both the optional and essential notes. Notes are illustrated up to the position 17 semitones above the nut to allow easy visualisation of chord shapes around the octave.
This book includes chords used in all types of music from classical through blues to rock and jazz and is the companion to 'A Visual Guide to Scales for 7-String Bass Guitar'. The 55 different chord types covered by this book include: