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bass lines

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by ashton, Jun 1, 2001.


  1. ashton

    ashton

    Jan 4, 2001
    Australia
    hi
    i need help.
    i have just found out a pretty cool thing on bass and i want to know are there any bass scales that sound "jazzy" or does anyone know of any jazzy bass lines they can tell me of or write in tab here?
    thanks
    Luke
     
  2. Why don't you try improvising with the BLUES SCALE!!! Also just find some jazz sheet music like from Brian Setzer Orchestra. Also get some sheet music form Count Basie or Glenn Miller.
     
  3. ashton

    ashton

    Jan 4, 2001
    Australia
    hi
    i wasnt really thinking of it like that.
    i cant read sheet music well, i was just wondering if you know of any songs that have real jazzy bass or any jazzy riffs you might know of?
    thanks
    Luke
     
  4. Angus

    Angus Supporting Member

    Apr 16, 2000
    Palo Alto, CA
    Search in general instruction for "modes".
     
  5. cassanova

    cassanova

    Sep 4, 2000
    Florida
    The Cherry Poppin Daddies, "Zoot Suit Riot" has a good jazz/swing line too it.
     
  6. ashton

    ashton

    Jan 4, 2001
    Australia
    hi
    i know the song but arent they on a dbl bass?
    anyway more songs with jazzy lines on em would be appreciated guys and gals.
    later
    Lukas
     
  7. cassanova

    cassanova

    Sep 4, 2000
    Florida
    when i saw them doing Letterman or Leno, one of those late night shows, the bass player was using a Gisbson Les Paul bass.