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Walking Bass Solos [for Guitar] by John E. Lawrence. For Guitar (Flatpicking & Fingerpicking). Solos. Jazz. Intermediate. Book/CD Set. 36 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.97180BCD).
ISBN 9780786635313. Jazz. 8.5" x 11" inches.
This book teaches guitarists how to play chords and bass lines simultaneously while providing insight to bass line construction. Includes exercises to enhance the playing of chord changes and bass lines, plus bass solos that illustrate specific styles including walking blues, jazz swing, and bossa nova. Exercises include: Constructing Walking Bass Solos Root - 5th; Root - 5th - Leading Tone; What Is a ii-V-I Chord Progression?; The Major Walk; Root - 5th and Octave; Slow Blues Line; 12-Bar Blues Progression No. 1; 12-Bar Blues Progression No. 2; 12-Bar Blues Progression No. 3; Putting It All Together; and New Bossa. 40 pages Written in notation and tablature.
Location: from Montreal, Quebec
November 30, 2005
The book is nicely sized and is not overwhelming. It should contain about 6 months of work for most intermediate players. The level of the exercises is very consistent. This is one of the only method books I have ever gone through from cover to cover. The book introduces fingerstyle...
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