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Eddie's 12 Bar Blues Adventure In G
A jazz lesson in 12 bar blues...or a blues lesson in 12 bar jazz ?!?!! lol
Jazz · Intermediate · 15794 Hits · 4.83/5 (36 ratings) · Last modified: 5/14/2002
 
It's April, Fool! (Another Add-A-Track)
Inspired by the 2003 April Fool's posting. Intended for guitarists to provide rhythm or lead tracks over. Now with a video of a live performance, a more relaxed, sparse, acoustic version than the studio recording.
Jazz · Beginner · 12463 Hits · 4.82/5 (51 ratings) · Last modified: 3/3/2007
 
Cool Cm7 Groove
A great way to solo to a funky jazz groove.
Jazz · Intermediate · 13629 Hits · 4.80/5 (25 ratings) · Last modified: 8/26/2005
 
Bitter Almonds Marching
March tune for two basses.
Jazz · Intermediate · 3683 Hits · 4.80/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 7/24/2004
 
Using Arpeggios To Solo
Obvious use of arpeggios in a solo
Jazz · Intermediate · 3539 Hits · 4.80/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 6/4/2004
 
Jazz Blues- 12 Bar/ Bb
Basic walking line for a 12 bar jazz/blues tune.
Jazz · Intermediate · 3384 Hits · 4.80/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 4/19/2004
 
B Flat Line 1
B Flat Blues Walk
Jazz · Advanced · 10330 Hits · 4.79/5 (19 ratings) · Last modified: 6/2/2006
 
Giant Steps Solo
A solo over John Coltrane's Infamous Jazz monster.
Jazz · Advanced · 5530 Hits · 4.78/5 (9 ratings) · Last modified: 9/9/2003
 
If The Shoe Fits
A little something in A
Jazz · Advanced · 9399 Hits · 4.76/5 (25 ratings) · Last modified: 12/6/2009
 
The Definitive Walking Guide
Walking is one of the true tests of bassists, and this guide will show you every aspect of building a walking jazz line from scratch. It also touches on how a bassist functions in an ensemble and how to direct the flow of a song.
Jazz · Intermediate · 127548 Hits · 4.75/5 (215 ratings) · Last modified: 5/4/2003
 
Jazz Blues- 12 Bar/ F
The fallowing is a standard walking line for countless jazz tunes in a blues format,such as Straight No Chaser,Billies Bounce,Blues for Alice,ect..
Jazz · Intermediate · 4297 Hits · 4.75/5 (8 ratings) · Last modified: 4/13/2004
 
Melodic Bass Phrasing
A melodic bass movement within a minor chord structure.
Jazz · Advanced · 5527 Hits · 4.75/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 12/23/2002
 
Sippin A Martini
Hear the gentle tinkle of champagne glasses clinking in the smokey darkness...
Jazz · Intermediate · 3334 Hits · 4.75/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 3/11/2003
 
Crickets On The Tile
Simple 4 bar jazz line I-iii-vi-IV-ii progression, check it out
Jazz · Beginner · 2479 Hits · 4.75/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 1/11/2006
 
AFD
15. AFD (#24566)
by Dan Gable (699)
A simple jazz bassline
Jazz · Intermediate · 2066 Hits · 4.75/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 4/4/2010
 
Like A Moth To The Flame Part 2
Passage from the title track of the forthcoming CD "Like a Moth to the Flame" by Gary Smejkal. Scheduled for release in May 2007.
Jazz · Intermediate · 1928 Hits · 4.75/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 3/8/2007
 
8 Bar Sequence In G
A quick run over a G - C - D - G sequence
Jazz · Beginner · 7638 Hits · 4.73/5 (26 ratings) · Last modified: 2/11/2004
 
Walking Over Jazz-blues Progressions
Some walking lines over jazz-blues progressions.
Jazz · Intermediate · 5040 Hits · 4.73/5 (11 ratings) · Last modified: 2/17/2006
 
Autumn Leaves
Autumn Leaves Solo
Jazz · Intermediate · 4822 Hits · 4.73/5 (11 ratings) · Last modified: 12/18/2007
 
Route 66
20. Route 66 (#19431)
by Mike Berg (37218)
A few line ideas for a classic.
Jazz · Intermediate · 5818 Hits · 4.71/5 (14 ratings) · Last modified: 12/30/2006
 
Sweet Ballad Solo
Solo that's delicate and sweet over a simple four chord proggression. Not to hard to play except the fast 'jaco' like finger runs at the end.
Jazz · Intermediate · 5980 Hits · 4.71/5 (14 ratings) · Last modified: 5/26/2003
 
Bb Jazz Blues Line
2 walking line's over jazz blues, pritty simple but nice
Jazz · Intermediate · 6626 Hits · 4.71/5 (17 ratings) · Last modified: 1/28/2005
 
F - Blues Walk
Simple walk line on 12 bar blues sheme
Jazz · Intermediate · 9921 Hits · 4.70/5 (37 ratings) · Last modified: 9/27/2008
 
Jazz Solo Ideas
Some Jazz Solo ideas in these lessons - currently 4 pages...
Jazz · Intermediate · 16863 Hits · 4.70/5 (50 ratings) · Last modified: 5/20/2009
 
Bb Rhythm Changes Bass Line
Bass line the gershwin's incredibly popular chord progession.
Jazz · Intermediate · 5115 Hits · 4.70/5 (10 ratings) · Last modified: 1/30/2005
 
Acidic Jazz
26. Acidic Jazz (#21367)
by Rob Fish (713)
This is an up-tempo line, typical to the acid jazz style. I have contrasted a busier line with a more solid and steady line to demonstrate that less can just be as much as the more.
Jazz · Intermediate · 7653 Hits · 4.70/5 (23 ratings) · Last modified: 7/25/2009
 
WholeNote's Add-A-Track Project
This the bass line I wish I could have contributed to the Add-A-Track project in the works by members of WholeNote. Check here for the finished product.
Jazz · Beginner · 6733 Hits · 4.69/5 (13 ratings) · Last modified: 11/2/2002
 
Walk
28. Walk (#13701)
by Greg Wallace (7283)
A basic 12-bar jazz line with a backing track, created as an introduction to jazz styles for newer players. Walking bass lines tend to move by step, and keep a steady rhythm (which makes them sound like someone walking)...
Jazz · Beginner · 4081 Hits · 4.67/5 (15 ratings) · Last modified: 9/3/2007
 
Happy Swinging Bass
Building and Playing Major, Minor and Dominant 7th chords.
Jazz · Beginner · 11285 Hits · 4.67/5 (9 ratings) · Last modified: 12/26/2004
 
An Italian Swing
Paolo Conte is one of the most appreciated composer and piano player in Italy and France. Here are an easy walkin' line on the chorus progression of Conte's "Via di qui" and some ideas to walk under a solo in Am.
Jazz · Beginner · 3016 Hits · 4.67/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 4/3/2005
 
Before
31. Before (#4764)
by Middy Burns (72)
A little slow beat to keep a person taping
Jazz · Beginner · 4751 Hits · 4.67/5 (18 ratings) · Last modified: 9/12/2001
 
Triple Approach
Something my private instructor has taught me.
Jazz · Intermediate · 4717 Hits · 4.67/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 3/5/2006
 
Ja Da Theme
Bass line and theme
Jazz · Beginner · 3787 Hits · 4.67/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 4/30/2002
 
Bass Solo In Locrian
This line is based on the 7th degree of the major scale, locrian.
Jazz · Intermediate · 3025 Hits · 4.67/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 8/26/2005
 
No Rest
<B> THIS IS THE EASY AS I COULD THINK OF</B>
Jazz · Advanced · 2574 Hits · 4.67/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 4/4/2001
 
Walkin' It
36. Walkin' It (#22504)
by Alex Atwood (137)
My first sort of lesson. Hope you all enjoy, I had fun writing it, its just a short little jazzy walk. Enjoy, Alex
Jazz · Intermediate · 2205 Hits · 4.67/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 5/12/2007
 
Funk'ed
Just some funk jazz line
Jazz · Intermediate · 2147 Hits · 4.67/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 5/24/2003
 
The Mayflower Funk
Summer funk
Jazz · Advanced · 1958 Hits · 4.67/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 5/28/2005
 
Jazz Groove
Jazz groove
Jazz · Intermediate · 1890 Hits · 4.67/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 10/30/2004
 
Jazz Chord Progression
Jazz Chords: Where do the Notes come from? This is something that I have been wondering about for some time now. I have done some research. Let me share with you, what I have found out about this! :^)
Jazz · Beginner · 60533 Hits · 4.64/5 (107 ratings) · Last modified: 4/10/2013