Walking Bass Lines Lesson 1 – The Jazz Blues Progression.

Lesson 1 – The Jazz Blues Progression.

The Jazz Blues progression is a  “Must Know” chord progression played at all the jam sessions. Players of all levels like to stretch out on the Blues.

Includes 2 choruses of transcribed 4 feel walking bass lines (includes Bass Tab).

Playing along to the transcription is an excellent way to practice your reading skills and train your ear and progress from reading tab to reading standard notation.

When you’ve finished practicing the lesson, test your knowledge of the lesson material by doing the worksheet provided. Highly recommended.

Suitable for players of all levels.

Materials included lesson 1

Link to lesson video – The Jazz Blues Progression (3.09 min)

Pdf Transcribed bass line for your music stand.

Pdf Downloadable Worksheet to test your knowledge and find out what you need to work on.


This lesson is an excerpt from the Walking Bass Workshop Series – Part 1 The Blues.

You can get the entire course here, or just pick out lesson topics that interest you, one by one.

My suggestion is to work through the lessons in a stepwise manner, building on the knowledge and confidence acquired in the previous lesson.

Lesson 1 - The Jazz Blues Progression