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Constructing Walking Jazz Bass Lines, Book 3: Walking Bass Lines- Standard Lines- The Chord Scale Relationship Method, Bass Tab Edition

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Standard Lines Book III in the Constructing Walking Jazz Bass Lines series for the Electric Bassist is a comprehensive guide demonstrating the devices used to construct walking jazz bass lines in the jazz standard tradition. Book III covers 24 jazz standard chord progressions with 110 choruses of professional jazz bass lines as an example. Part I outlines the Modes and the chord scale relationships and the fundamental knowledge required to be able to build the diat… More >>

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Constructing Walking Jazz Bass Lines Book II Walking Bass Lines: Rhythm Changes in 12 Keys Upright Bass method

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Rhythm Changes like the ” Blues ” is an essential part of the Jazz musicians vocabulary. Book II in the Constructing Walking Jazz Bass Lines series Rhythm Changes in 12 Keys provides various insights into how the Rhythm Changes song form may be approached by the Jazz Bassist. Part I outlines the Rhythm Changes form and provides examples of how to construct walking jazz bass lines using voice leading, chromatic passing tones, pedal points, tri-tone substitutio… More >>

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Mel Bay’s Complete Book Jazz Guitar: Lines & Phrases

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An important addition to the improvising jazz guitarist’s library, this thoughtful blend of text and musical examples focuses on the vocabulary of modern jazz and some of the applications of modern harmony. With examples written in standard notation and tablature, Jacobs offers instruction on bebop style phrases, playing fourths, inside-outside playing, pentatonic, whole-tone and symmetrical scales, slash chords, polychords, hip lines, fingerings and much more. The … More >>

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