(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 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 Instruction). Expand your bass knowledge with the Bass Lesson Goldmine series! Featuring 100 individual modules covering a giant array of topics, each lesson in this Blues volume includes detailed instruction with playing examples presented in standard notation and tablature. You'll also get extremely useful tips, scale diagrams, chord grids, photos, and more to reinforce your learning experience plus online performance demos of all the examples in the book! A huge variety of blues bass styles, techniques, and concepts are covered, including: blues scale; 12-bar blues; turnarounds; swing blues; the box shape; the Rhumba; 12/8 slow blues; palm muting; string bending; arpeggios; understanding chord symbols; playing with the kick drum; Chicago blues; Texas blues; New Orleans blues; double stops; Willie Dixon style; Tommy Shannon style; Jack Bruce style; and much more! Audio is accessed online using the unique code inside the 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.
(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.
(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 audio is accessed online using the unique code inside the 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.
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 Instruction). Explore various 12-bar blues forms, the shuffle feel, walking lines, box patterns, tone, turnarounds, passing tones, and transitions to establish a great blues groove with this book! Use the accompanying audio to play along with a professional band in shuffle, slow blues, rhumba, and blues rock styles. You will also learn how to lock in with the drummer in order to complement the other instruments in an authentic blues band.
The Blues in 12 Keys, Book I in the Constructing Walking Jazz Bass Lines series *New 2hr MP3 Playalong free download featuring all chord progressions in 12 keys from Part II of the Book available from website.* is designed to give the aspiring bassist of all levels the tools and devices required to construct professional level jazz bass lines and to build a strong functional awareness of how to function as a professional bassist in any musical setting. The information builds in a stepwise progression enabling the beginning to advanced bassist to gather the necessary tools required to find their own voice as a bassist. The Blues in 12 keys has many advanced concepts and techniques built into the lesson material, enabling the bassist to develop their own language and take their playing to the next level. Part 2 of the book includes the Blues in 12 keys with over 150 choruses of professional level Jazz Blues bass lines outlining various chord substitutions, turnarounds and rhythmic devices. It is essential that Jazz musicians of all levels practice in all keys. The Blues in 12 Keys is an excellent source to develop musicianship, build a jazz bass line vocabulary, develop right and left hand technique, a 12 key facility and to develop the ear. The Blues in 12 Keys Bass Tab Edition is an excellent source of learning to read music. The book has the standard bass clef notation directly above the bass tab and enables the electric bassist to apply what they already know to the task of learning to read music. The material presented in this book is exactly the same as the material in the standard notation volume, giving the bassist reading Bass Tab access to information used by professional level Jazz Upright Bass players. Enjoy the journey.
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.
(Bass Recorded Versions). 26 basslines from The Beatles' early hits transcribed note-for-note with tab, including: All My Loving * And I Love Her * Can't Buy Me Love * Drive My Car * Eight Days a Week * Eleanor Rigby * From Me to You * Girl * A Hard Day's Night * Help! * I Want to Hold Your Hand * Michelle * Nowhere Man * Paperback Writer * She Loves You * Ticket to Ride * We Can Work It Out * Yellow Submarine * Yesterday * and more.