Ed Fuqua: Walking bassics (The fundamentals of jazz bass playing)
Walking bassics (The fundamentals of jazz bass playing)
One of the few method books that focuses exclusively on how to create authentic-sounding walking bass lines. Designed for beginning players or anyone wanting a solid foundation for learning jazz bass. Contains detailed discussions of:
- The four crucial principles of walking bass line construction.
- How to always make good note choices.
- Tips on creating good time feel.
- A dozen additional walking bass techniques, once the basics have been mastered.
Play-along CD has Ed Fuqua and his swinging NY rhythm section playing simple blues and standard tunes. Bass track can be turned off, if desired.(ISBN 9781883217501)