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Bass Transcriptions

Discussion in 'Tablature and Notation [BG]' started by ChrisDev, Aug 5, 2015.


  1. ChrisDev

    ChrisDev Commercial User

    Aug 18, 2009
    Belgium
    Ritter Instruments Team & Owner BassLessons.be
    Instead of creating a new topic for every transcription, I thought I'd combine them all in one thread from now on.

    Here are some of my older posts some of which were requests posted here on Talkbass:

    There are a 130 more at Bass Transcriptions
     
  2. ChrisDev

    ChrisDev Commercial User

    Aug 18, 2009
    Belgium
    Ritter Instruments Team & Owner BassLessons.be
  3. Border

    Border

    Dec 31, 2010
    Spokane, Wa.
    Hey Chris, thanks so much, as a newish bass player, I have learned more than a few songs based on your transcriptions. They are excellent. Thank you for sharing.
     
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  4. ChrisDev

    ChrisDev Commercial User

    Aug 18, 2009
    Belgium
    Ritter Instruments Team & Owner BassLessons.be
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  5. corinpills

    corinpills

    Nov 19, 2000
    Boston, MA
    These are so great and such a valuable resource, but I have a suggestion. The would be twice as valuable to younger players if they had the chords as well as the bass line. It would really help younger players (which I am not, so this isn't just because i can't figure out the changes) to see the relationship between the notes and the chords. I hope this doesn't come across as looking a gift horse in the mouth because it's really admirable that you've put so much time into getting these written out in the first place.
     
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  6. ChrisDev

    ChrisDev Commercial User

    Aug 18, 2009
    Belgium
    Ritter Instruments Team & Owner BassLessons.be
    I understand, and as you may have seen, some transcriptions have chords (Marked with "C" on the main transcription page).
    Unfortunately, I don't always have the time to do this.
     
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  7. ChrisDev

    ChrisDev Commercial User

    Aug 18, 2009
    Belgium
    Ritter Instruments Team & Owner BassLessons.be
  8. lexington125

    lexington125

    Sep 11, 2013
    hollywood, baby......
    someday I will find 4 or 5 other guys who want to play the blues the way it was played before it became all about guitar heroics
    Than
    Thank you! I thought I was alone on this. I have made the same suggestion, and been called lazy, demanding, unappreciative and several worse names. But unless all you care about is making it through tonight's cover band gig, I don't see much use to transcriptions without chords listed. We are bass players, we live for the changes - why would anyone spend hours working out every note in a transcription and then save 2 minutes by not listing the chords?!?
     
  9. ChrisDev

    ChrisDev Commercial User

    Aug 18, 2009
    Belgium
    Ritter Instruments Team & Owner BassLessons.be
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  10. ChrisDev

    ChrisDev Commercial User

    Aug 18, 2009
    Belgium
    Ritter Instruments Team & Owner BassLessons.be
  11. ChrisDev

    ChrisDev Commercial User

    Aug 18, 2009
    Belgium
    Ritter Instruments Team & Owner BassLessons.be
  12. Calebmundy

    Calebmundy

    Apr 5, 2007
    Nashville
    Endorsing Artist: DNA Amplifiers
    Your transcriptions are so great! I love the format with the Youtube video embedded right there. I've spent some fun time seeing what i could sight read through. Thanks for doing the Rascal Flatts "Life is a Highway"-really good bass work on that!
     
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  13. ChrisDev

    ChrisDev Commercial User

    Aug 18, 2009
    Belgium
    Ritter Instruments Team & Owner BassLessons.be
    Thank you!!
     
  14. ChrisDev

    ChrisDev Commercial User

    Aug 18, 2009
    Belgium
    Ritter Instruments Team & Owner BassLessons.be
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  15. sc58193

    sc58193

    Feb 24, 2011
    Eastern Shore, MD
    love the site. thanks a lot for what you do.
     
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  16. ChrisDev

    ChrisDev Commercial User

    Aug 18, 2009
    Belgium
    Ritter Instruments Team & Owner BassLessons.be
  17. ChrisDev

    ChrisDev Commercial User

    Aug 18, 2009
    Belgium
    Ritter Instruments Team & Owner BassLessons.be
  18. ChrisDev

    ChrisDev Commercial User

    Aug 18, 2009
    Belgium
    Ritter Instruments Team & Owner BassLessons.be
  19. ChrisDev

    ChrisDev Commercial User

    Aug 18, 2009
    Belgium
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    studebakerhawk

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