A contemporary rhythmic approach ped xing music 1994 isbn. Blue moon with walking bass and improvisation sheet. After browsing our selection of free bass tab pdf, view our video lessons to help you get started learning your favorite songs from start to finish. Using ireal pro and his leduc ubass, david marion is demonstrating pages 42 and 43 of the modern walking bass technique volume 1 by.
A slightly embellished version of this kind of line would also be typical of a basic boogie woogie type bass line, as in the following example. Constructing walking jazz bass lines book i the blues in 12 keys new 2hr mp3 playalong free download featuring all chord progressions in 12 keys from part ii of the book available from website. Our collection of tabs, guitar chords, and video lessons is constantly growing, so check back often to find your favorite songs. Pdf mike richmond modern walking bass technique part. It is possible to add rhythmic variations, but in general, a walking bassline drives the song forward step by step. Modern guitar techniques in practice slap guitar lesson. A contemporary rhythmic approach to constructing bass lines for stringelectric bass, tuba, organ, synthesizer and for arrangers. The possible noterange of a walking bass can reach from subcontra a to middle c.
Teach yourself to play bass guitar at your own pace. An excellent book, play and listen to the lines and your playing will improve share tweet pin it. Walking bass by johnny rector digital sheet music for e. Just like walking with your feet, tyjwalking bass line is one step after the other that takes you somewhere. All of the other parts of the bass are mounted on these three sections. Playing jazz guitar bass lines with chords the guitar is an extremely versatile instrument, with seemingly endless techniques and tones around every corner. Get your kindle here, or download a free kindle reading app. This is a nononsense book that gets quickly to the heart of the matter. Includes accompanying audio tracks as a download from the publishers website. Each lesson is professionally filmed in our studios located in greeley, colorado and kent, ohio. When you use our free bass tabs pdf youll be able to download and save them to your computer for future use. The term walking is used lescribe the moving feeling that quarter notes create in the bass part. If you have any questions, comments or suggestions. Part one of a threepart series, this book introduces music theory, scales and chords.
There is a big tendency for players to seek for advanced and complicated topics while they still did not master the basics. Youll master advanced arpeggios and substitutions while learning the theory behind each exciting concept, so you can apply these skills in any musical situation. This is a great resource for expanding your jazz chops on bass. Modern walking bass technique triplets mike richmond youtube. He attended temple university 19651970, studying with edward arian from the philadelphia orchestra. Lessons in this segment focus on the fundamentals of bass playing. It is possible to add rhythmic variations, but in general, a walking bassline drives the. Aug 30, 2012 on modern electric bass, jaco presents his unique approach to countless musical topics, covering right and lefthand technique, harmonies, scales, arpeggios, study concepts, fretless bass, and more. Modern electric bass jaco pastorius arpeggios and double.
The bass lines are good and one simple addition to know is that just about any chord walking bass line, you can always use a leading tone that is, 12 step below to whatever is the next chord. Jazz bass line construction thelonious monk institute of jazz. How to master slapping while playing fingerstyle 10 exercises guitar tutorial. My only regret is that there is quite a limited number of keys tackled and. You can also resize the bass tabs which makes them perfect for viewing on an ipad, smartphone or other tablet. Using ireal pro, david marion is demonstrating page 40 and 41 of the modern walking bass technique book by mike richmond. Mike richmond modern walking bass technique part 1 scribd. Autori richard rodgers e lorenz hart arrangiamento per piano di marco farina. How to master slapping while playing fingerstyle 10 exercises. Then you can start reading kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer no kindle device. One very important and widely used jazz guitar technique is playing bass lines in combination with chords.
Advanced arpeggio soloing for guitar fundamental changes. Jazz bass line construction thelonious monk institute of jazz online jazz handbook welcome to the bass chapter of the thelonious monk institute of jazzs online jazz handbook. Guitar world acoustic brings the best in acoustic guitar music six times each year. This is an important concept to remember, the walking bass line is. This is a a way of playing that i use really a lot in situations where theres no bass player, so mostly duo settings with a guitar player, singer or horn player. After lessons with jimmy garrison in the early 1970s he began performing with chico hamilton and arnie lawrence, also working with stan. Playing a walking jazz guitar bass line is a captivating method of comping for other musicians, and yourself. If you are wishing to order the pdfmp3 files please go to the correct page as this product is for the pdf file only. All of our bass tab pdf is printable and downloadable so you can enjoy it for years to come. Mike richmond modern walking bass technique part 1. In this video, electric and upright bassist jared plane gives an overview of walking bass techniques.
Modern walking bass technique vol 2 discussion in technique bg started by gabal, oct 23, 2007. Simple walking bass line for jazz beginners talkingbass. My only regret is that there is quite a limited number of keys tackled and that there apparently never was a volume ii. Free bass tabs printable, downloadable pdf bass tabs. A walking bass line is the most common approach to jazz bass playing.
Jazz educations purpose is to give you the basics you need in learning to play jazz or to improvise. Mike richmond born february 26, 1948 in philadelphia is an american jazz bassist richmond started on guitar then picked up bass in his early teens. A walking bass line generally consists of notes of equal duration and intensity typically 14 notes that create a feeling of forward motion. An excellent book, play and listen to the lines and. The samples are in pdf format and require adobe acrobat reader to be installed. This week were looking at two simple chord bass riffs for bass guitar. The bridge is the assembly that anchors the strings to the body. Playing jazz guitar bass lines and chords terence wright. To get started with walking bass lines it is important to be aware of the root notes in each of the chords you are playing. You can also search manually from the left sidebar below on mobile devices absolute basics. May 02, 2011 modern walking bass technique by mike richmond, 1983, ped xing music edition, in english. While often associated with jazz, walking bass can be found in any genre. Your free backing tracks and pdf download walking bass lessons.
Click on a plus symbol below to view all lessons in that category. It is a plucked string instrument similar in appearance and construction to an electric or an acoustic guitar, but with a longer neck and scale length, and typically four to six strings or courses. Fundamental changes is a fastgrowing music tuition publisher intent on providing musicians with the very best learning tools. Home forums double bass general forums db jazz technique db please take 30 seconds to register your free account to remove most ads, post topics, make friends. The function of a bass player in the jazz combo is to work with the piano player and drummer to provide both a harmonic and rhythmic stability for the tune.
Apr 28, 2010 modern walking bass technique 2 editions. It is absolutely crucial for the student to learn the material in the correct order and not to go ahead of oneself. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. Tom appleman, seasoned berklee graduate and professor, invites you to dive into this amazing jazz series and leave with the confidence you need for playing with your band, various gigs, learning walking bass lines, jazz standards and more. Modern walking bass technique by mike richmond, 1983, ped xing music edition, in english. You are in the right place if youre looking for quality resources to make you a better musician. If you love the groovy bass lines in popular funk and rock songs, you might want to learn how to play slap bass. Click here to download a bonus tracks let me know what you think about them and if they are helpful or beneficial to you. A great book on walking bass technique for the upright as well as electric bass player alike. Mike richmond modern walking bass technique part 1 idocpub. Exercise 1 demonstrates this with several examples. The new superimposed rhythm creates an interesting illusion with the lines you are playing, which in turn creates tension. Chords can seem quite challenging to bass players when starting out because were so accustomed to playing single note lines. Sep 27, 2012 constructing walking jazz bass lines walking bass lines 3 book set for a limited time buy books 1 3 and take our walking bass workshop course free.
In this example, the bass line consists of simple arpeggiations of each chord, giving the overall effect of a simple blues bass line. Modern guitar techniques in practice slap guitar lesson no1. Since the mid1950s, the bass guitar has largely replaced the double bass in popular music. Mike richmond modern walking bass technique part 1 free download as pdf file. Jazz bass books, constructing walking jazz bass lines. The bass lines are good and one simple addition to know is that just about any chordwalking bass line, you can always use a leading tone that is, 12 step below to whatever is the next chord. On modern electric bass, jaco presents his unique approach to countless musical topics, covering right and lefthand technique, harmonies, scales, arpeggios, study. R 3 5 6 7 walking bass line theory basics chris fitzgerald. Enter your mobile number or email address below and well send you a link to download the free kindle app. Walking bass line theory basicspart 1by chris fitzgerald. The musical modes are one of the most misunderstood, challenging and most difficult concepts to explain regardless of your instrument. By mike richmond jazz bass lines demonstrating walking bass. Hey friends and fellow pianists, after years of teaching, im excited to announce that to go along with my left hand video series video below, ive created this pdf of what i believe are the ten best exercises for developing impressive left hand technique quickly and efficiently. But for bass players, where this is one of the most sought after questions that usually is faced with an unsatisfying answer on talkbass, use their search to look for musical modes and just look at.
Chords and walking bass part 1 in this lesson ill demonstrate how i approach playing walking bass lines and chords at the same time. Pickups are also mounted to the body and work like little microphones that pick up the sound from the strings. The way i play this type of accompaniment is to use my right hand fingers and use my thumb for the bass line and the rest for the. How to create bass lines 2 3 play in four quarters. Each exercise introduces a new concept technique skips, ghosted notes, triplets, etc. This content was uploaded by our users and we assume good faith they have the permission to share this book. Includes many exercises to get any aspiring bass player up and walking on their own, as well as complete transcriptions of every bass note played by swinging ny bassist ed fuqua on the accompanying playalong cd. A guitar in standard tuning will never reach the lower bass notes of a real bass, but. This is the first step in developing walking bass lines. The technique for slap bass differs from that of standard bass.
A walking bass line is the most common approach to jazz bass playing, but it is also used in rock music, blues, rockabilly. Paypal will automatically convert from us dollars to your currency using the exchange rate at the. Parts of the bass a bass is made up of three main sections. Hallo, i have the volume 1 of this book modern walking bass technique of mike richmond, but i dont kwow if there are a second part. Advanced arpeggio soloing for guitar takes you to the next level of musical and professionalsounding arpeggio usage, and draws inspiration from rock and fusion soloists alike. Displacing walking bass lines rhythmic displacement is a concept based on being able to hear and perform rhythmic patterns starting on different subdivisions of the beat. The bassline construction method explored here uses chord tones, approach notes and basic reharmonization. An indepth method book on how to create authenticsounding walking bass lines, designed for the beginning bassist.
Description mike richmond modern walking bass account 157. Walking bass is a form of bass line, or a musical line that usually provides the lowest voice of the musical texture. All lessons are offered in highdefinition quality and presented with 35 cameras depending on the material taught. Take two different chords and you want to move as stepwise as possible between the roots of the two chords. Beginners guide to walking bass lines bass tabs bass. Walking bass lines for jazz guitar by stephan badreau is a step by step guide to harmonizing bass lines on the guitar. The bass guitar, electric bass, or simply bass, is the lowestpitched member of the guitar family. We offer a broad selection free bass tabs pdf sheets to help you learn songs. Walking bass noterange usually the bass lies in the lower sound range of the music. This video is to be used as a reference, in conjunction with other walking bass video lessons. The first level will be to develop bass lines using triad chord tones only and resolve to the next chord root in the most economical way i.
Bass lessons beginners guide to walking bass lines bass tab standard string tuning g,d,a,e recommended 1. The description below is for the pdf and audio files. This ebook is a highpotency method for any bass guitarist who wants to practice the techniques used by worldclass players. Technique bg please take 30 seconds to register your free account to remove most ads, post topics, make friends, earn reward points at our store, and more. Jun 20, 2019 posts about technique written by nozart. If you are wishing to order the pdf mp3 files please go to the correct page as this product is for the pdf file only. The basic ingredients in music are scales, chords, melody, rhythm, and harmony. Therefore, the bass is played by the left hand on the lower part of the keyboard of the piano. Fundamental concepts for walking bass a systematic method ebook by george urbaszek. The modern electric bass guitar patterns presented here are designed to teach the student guitarist and bassist the basics of playing effective walking bass line accompaniment for instrumentalists and vocalists. It consists of a series of notated walking bass lines over a 12bar blues progression in the keys of c, f, eb, and a minor. Nothing too difficult, just make sure you are stamping your foot two times per second and that you are counting from 1 to 4 in time with your foot beat.206 565 139 246 122 1617 84 998 295 335 1174 1223 799 1530 1340 991 1361 1044 856 756 1236 1355 486 1002 797 1456 201 1394 1491 930