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Walking Bassics

The Fundamentals of Jazz Bass Playing

By Ed Fuqua

String bass
The Fundamentals of Jazz Bass Playing. Composed by Ed Fuqua. This edition: spiral-bound. Jazz, Play Along. Method book & CD. Published by Sher Music Company (SR.WB).

Item Number: SR.WB

ISBN 9781883217501. 8.5" x 11" inches.

An in-depth method book on how to create authentic-sounding walking bass lines, designed for the beginning bassist. 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 play-along CD. The CD features simple blues and standard tunes played by a top-notch NY rhythm section. Endorsed by Eddie Gomez, Jimmy Haslip, John Goldsby, etc.

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  • October 09, 2016 Walking Bassics

    A must have book for those who want to learn Walking Bass Line. The technique used for connecting chords are clearly explained. We can use half steps higher or lower,scaleswise,chord tones chromatics and modes targeting to the next chord.

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  • September 26, 2010 the basics in a very clear form

    A must have for DoubleBass beginning in jazz I find this book very interesting for beginner doublebassit trying to understand the place of the bass in jazz context,but also for more advanced player too , and for instructor it is q must have book. It helps for the fondumentals of...

    walking bass with a very constructive and dense form. All is clear explain, even for someone who don't speak english very well like me :). i love the previous classic rufus reid "evolving bassist"method too, and " jazz conception" of Snidero, and dvd of ed friedland "upright bass" are some of my favourite. This little book summaries a lot of the base of the line bass in a very clear and evolutive way, and the cd expose the matter;

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