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Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by jallenbass, Nov 24, 2013.


  1. jallenbass

    jallenbass Supporting Member

    May 17, 2005
    Bend, Oregon
    that have an excellent yet understated bassline. Thanks.
     
  2. jallenbass

    jallenbass Supporting Member

    May 17, 2005
    Bend, Oregon
    Any style. I'm thinking Country but I don't know much of that style.
     
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  4. pkstone

    pkstone Supporting Member

    Apr 13, 2011
    near Sacramento, CA
    Daisy Through Concrete - Eels
    In Liverpool - Suzanne Vega
     
  5. JimK

    JimK

    Dec 12, 1999
    "Strawberry Wine"
    Deanna Carter...May be counted ad 6/8. Try it.
     
  6. frisbieinstein

    frisbieinstein

    Dec 29, 2007
    Jitterbug Waltz. I like the Eric Dolphy Version.
     
  7. Ed Fuqua

    Ed Fuqua

    Dec 13, 1999
    NYC
    Disclosures:
    Chuck Sher publishes my book, WALKING BASSICS:The Fundamentals of Jazz Bass Playing.
    I'm not really sure what you mean by "excellent yet understated" bass line, are you talking about a composed line, an improvised line, a counter melody? Could you provide an example of what you're looking for in 4/4, if you don't know one in 3? There's plenty of nice waltzes out there, in a wide variety of musical styles, but isn't it kind of up to you to play something "excellent yet understated"?
     
  8. Walk on the Ocean - Toad the Wet Sprocket
     
  9. BigOkie

    BigOkie

    Nov 28, 2010
    Oklahoma City
    "Lucy In the Sky with Diamonds". I don't know if that fits your definition of "understated", but it is a relatively simple bass line that conveys the rhythm and melody quite nicely in my opinion.

    I use that rhythm all the time when I'm running to keep my alternating foot strike/breathing pattern in synch.
     
  10. jallenbass

    jallenbass Supporting Member

    May 17, 2005
    Bend, Oregon
    Any kind of line will do.

    I'm just looking to expand my musical radar. I'm not looking for anything in particular.

    Yes. I'm also interested in hearing recordings of lines that someone else has come up with that wouldn't occur to me.
     
  11. Ed Fuqua

    Ed Fuqua

    Dec 13, 1999
    NYC
    Disclosures:
    Chuck Sher publishes my book, WALKING BASSICS:The Fundamentals of Jazz Bass Playing.
    OK.
    enjoy Toad the Wet Sprocket.
     
  12. REV

    REV

    Jun 18, 2006
    Waiting for an Angel- Ben Harper
     
  13. Ed Fuqua

    Ed Fuqua

    Dec 13, 1999
    NYC
    Disclosures:
    Chuck Sher publishes my book, WALKING BASSICS:The Fundamentals of Jazz Bass Playing.
    Sorry, I've got a cold and it's making me cranky.


    But all this is just speculation, I don't have any clue as to whether or not you've heard any of this or all of or if you're not looking for this kind of thing at all...
     
  14. Gorn Captain

    Gorn Captain Supporting Member

    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens
    Strawberry Fields Forever
    I Me Mine
    Dig a Pony
    Norwegian Wood

    But then again most Beatles songs have great basslines.
     
  15. jallenbass

    jallenbass Supporting Member

    May 17, 2005
    Bend, Oregon
    Thanks Ed. I look forward to listening to those after work.

    Hope you feel better.
     
  16. Guitalia

    Guitalia

    Jun 7, 2008
    Manic Depression.
     
  17. White Beard

    White Beard

    Feb 12, 2013
    "Sweet Lady" by Brian May, performed by Queen on A Night at the Opera.
     
  18. aguacateojos

    aguacateojos Supporting Member

    Jul 9, 2010
    VT
    Ready for my awesome suggestion?

    Frank Zappa - Blessed Relief
     
  19. JimK

    JimK

    Dec 12, 1999
    ...you have had a cold since, what, 1999?
     
  20. Ed Fuqua

    Ed Fuqua

    Dec 13, 1999
    NYC
    Disclosures:
    Chuck Sher publishes my book, WALKING BASSICS:The Fundamentals of Jazz Bass Playing.
    KungJimKwayed!
     
  21. JimK

    JimK

    Dec 12, 1999



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