About 2 feel bassline
Taken from our Jazz Mastery course, we kick off the Blues section with this 2 feel bassline. This is a feel that needs a lot of learning, playing experience. Finding the balance between playing simply and more densly, plus marking important rhythmic places is the key. We give you a great idea of how to do it in this blues line chorus.
Related lessons and courses to get into:
Create Simple Bass Lines
For the modern beginning and intermediate double bassist. This comprehensive course will hugely develop your skills and understanding of creating bass lines. You will learn to identify key centers, develop your ears, gain fingerboard knowledge, improve your sight reading and successfully build your own bass lines over the frequently used 2-5-1 progression.
Melodic Blues lines
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.