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The Art of Walking Bass

A Method for Acoustic or Electric Bass

By Bob Magnusson

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A Method for Acoustic or Electric Bass. Musicians Institute Press. Instructional and Jazz. Softcover Audio Online. With standard notation, bass tablature, chord names and instructional text. 64 pages. Published by Musicians Institute Press (HL.695168).

Item Number: HL.695168

ISBN 0793580420. 9x12 inches.

This comprehensive source for learning to build melodic walking bass lines in all styles pulls together lessons from MI elective courses. The online audio CD includes 31 full-band tracks and demonstrates the exercises in the book. The audio is accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.

Topics covered include: intervals, chord symbols, and key centers; passing tones, chromatic tones, surround tones, sequences, and bypassing changes; blues, rhythm changes, II-V-I progressions, and other common progressions. In standard notation and TAB.

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