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This free lesson will teach you the two most important chords in each key
This lesson shares a great shuffle bassline and takes it through a basic to extended version.
Tutorials focusing on every day aspects of playing jazz double bass
This goes through a very useful method of building up note choices from the ground up and it is then applied to the 12 bar blues.
Here we discuss blues bassline options in more depth by adding scale and chromatic notes. This will give your lines a lot of harmonic and melodic interest. These concepts are valid for other chord progressions, so feel free to apply them while you are learning the jazz standard repertoire.
Learn a great bebop tune, Slinky by my favourite guitarist Ulrich Elbracht. You can use it as a technical study piece for either double or electric Bass, and at the same time you will learn some great bebop language too.
This is a demonstration of advanced loose feel basslines and 2 choruses of solos over the jazz standard "Alone together".
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