Easy jazz walking bass line on the blues
Heres an easy walking bass line for beginners over the blues. When learning to build walking bass lines its a good idea to have a couple of simple bass line techniques under your fingers. The walking bass line examples will be shown in bass tab and standard notation.
Simple Bass Line techniques..
The first example is built using the root and the fifth, or the first and fifth note of the scale. We are going to be using the Blues in F as our example. It will also outline another simple walking bass line technique, ” the 2 feel “.
Combining the two feel and the root and 5th techniques makes building a beginner walking bass line easy. Although the bass line is easy to play more importantly is that it outlines the harmony very well. This type of line could be played on the head of the tune or behind a vocalist.
For more bass tab, bass line examples check out the bass tab page. The examples shown in this article are from Constructing Walking Jazz Bass Lines Book I The Blues in 12 keys https://constructingwalkingjazzbasslines.com/bass-tab-jazz-blues-chords-arpeggios/