Walking Bass Lines Lesson 3 – The Two Feel Root, Fifth Octave

Lesson 3. The Two Feel using the root, with and the octave to construct a bass line on the Blues in F.

Developing a two feel bass line.
A lot can be said with just the notes of the root, fifth and octave. Make this important technique a part of your playing.

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 in lesson 3

Link to lesson video – The Two Feel Root, Fifth Octave (2.32min)

Downloadable PDF of Transcribed bass line for your music stand

Downloadable PDF of 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.

MAWB lesson 3 The Two feel
MAWB lesson 3 The two feel walking bass line