Re: Walking on the bass


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Posted by Bob Gollihur on October 24, 2001 at 12:31:17:

In Reply to: Walking on the bass posted by Jordan Witherspoon on October 24, 2001 at 01:50:43:

: Hi. I am a classical bassist but I would like to learn about jazz and walking bass lines so I can play some jazz with some friends of mine.
: What is the basic pattern to walking? Can someone give me a couple examples in some different key signatures.

Hello Jordan -

There is a link to a web site on developing walking bass lines on my Double Bass Links Page - http://www.gollihur.com/kkbass/basslink.html - you may find that page quite useful.

I believe that Ed Friedlin (writer for Bass Player Magazine) has a book on walking bass.



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