Walking Bass Lines Lesson 7 The Chromatic Approach From Below

Bass Lessons

The Chromatic Approach From Below  A device used extensively in jazz walking bass lines. Here we use the approach note a half step below the chord tone. In these examples we will be using non chord tones.

Walking Bass Lines Lesson 5 The Two Feel Using Rhythmic Devices

Bass Lessons

Walking Bass Lines Lesson 5 The Two Feel Rhythmic Devices -The next example shows the use of the eighth note and triplet subdivision to create additional motion in the two feel line. The use of the eighth note in jazz walking bass lines is very effective and used by Masters of Jazz Bass. This technique carries on from lesson 3 and 4.

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