Is anyone else really interested in playing chords and basslines at the same time? I know a lot of bassists use chords here and there, but there aren't many who can do both at once. My two favorite players in this style are Todd Johnson and Charlie Hunter. Todd is a great 6 string player who messes with midi and comes up with really cool organ chords over walking basslines. Charlie Hunter plays an 8 string guitar/bass(3 bass strings, 5 guitar strings), and he is really getting proficient at an instrument that no one else plays. I'm starting to practice with simple basslines with maybe two different chords, and I'd like to hear about other people's experiences.