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Walking Bass: Intro

In this lesson, I will introduce the concept of walking bass and how you construct them out of chord tones, scale notes and chromatics.

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All About That Bass - Postmodern Jukebox

In this lesson, I will show you the Postmodern Jukebox version of 'All About That Bass', featuring both 2-beat and walking bass styles.

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Walking Bass: 12 Bar Blues

In this lesson we will dive into walking bass for a 12 bar blues in the jazz style.

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Blue Bossa - Standard

In this lesson we'll explore a latin style song that is a classic jazz standard. This is a great one for bass solos!

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Walking Bass: Rhythm Changes

In this lesson, I will teach you the chord changes from I Got Rhythm by Gershwin. These chord changes have become standard in the jazz world and are a great starting point to playing walking bass lines in this style.

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Tone Bone: Aphex Punch Factory

In this tone bone video, we'll look and listen to the Aphex Punch Factory optical compressor. Its one of the better sounding pedal compressors that I've used and a good start to learning about compressors on the bass.

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Walking Bass: 12 Bar with Inversions

In this lesson we'll work with inverted arpeggios to create walking bass lines for 12 bar jazz blues.

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Autumn Leaves

In this lesson, I'll show you how to construct a walking bass line for the jazz standard Autumn Leaves.

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Walking Bass: Chromatic Approaches

In this lesson, I'll talk more about using chromatic noes to approach chord tones, with the emphasis on landing on strong chord tones on the downbeat of each change.

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Butterfly - Crazy Town

In this song lesson, we'll learn the bass riff from Butterfly. The bass riff comes from a Red Hot Chili Peppers instrumental called Pretty Little Ditty. So we're really learning a Flea bass line.

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