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help with a jazz song

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by Freaky Fender, Apr 24, 2003.


  1. Ok, i'm doing a song in jazz band called touching all the basses, and it's in the key of Bb, and what could i do to vamp up my solos? (i have three of them) One is in a funky swing, another in a triplet blues, and another in free time at the end of a song, are there any scales that could help me with this?
     
  2. moley

    moley

    Sep 5, 2002
    Hampshire, UK
    Any chord changes, FF?
     
  3. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    3 solos in the same song? 3 solos in Bb (major?) :confused:
     
  4. moley

    moley

    Sep 5, 2002
    Hampshire, UK
    Presumably, with the blues one, the Bb blues scale is gonna be what you're looking for - Bb Db Eb E F Ab.

    But for the other two solos... some chords might come in handy for recommending scales to use!!
     
  5. Howard K

    Howard K

    Feb 14, 2002
    UK
    Go wild, BbMaj pentatonic ;)

    ...or sod all that scale nonsense and just groove on root + 5th for 16 bars.
    It'd certainly be different! :D
     
  6. well, it isn't a jazz song, but it's a SONG done by the jazz band, and moley, the chord changes are Bb-Eb-F