Volume 13

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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Volume 13

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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Volume 13

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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Volume 13

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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Volume 13

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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Volume 17

Moondance Part 1 Van Morrison

In part one of Van Morrison's Moondance, I'll show you a transcription of how John Klingberg plays the bass on the recording along with a somewhat detailed analysis of why certain notes are used with the harmony. This is a great lesson to help expand your walking bass line playing on such a well known tune.

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Volume 17

Moondance Part 2 Van Morrison

This is the continuation of the lesson for Van Morrison's Moondance.

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