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Looking for a challenging song.

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Guss, Mar 12, 2003.

  1. I've got a lesson tommorow, and I'm looking for a moderatly challenging bass line, or song, whatever. Don't worry about musical preferance. As long as it's a cool song I'll appreciate it. :)
  2. have you given YYZ a shot before?
  3. BassWizard55

    BassWizard55 Guest

    Dec 21, 2002
    Rome, Ga
    yeah, play YYZ.....perfectly.....right now.....I dare you.
  4. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    Moonlight Sonata
  5. Umm... most anything Jaco?

    "For Once In My Life" by Stevie Wonder
  6. Nuttboy311


    May 30, 2002
    I can play that on piano... does that count for anything??? :D
  7. moley


    Sep 5, 2002
    Hampshire, UK
    Kiss by Prince.

    And if that's too easy, give Chromatic Fantasy a whirl.
  8. "Echidna's Arf (OF You)" from the record "Roxy & Elsewhere" by Frank Zappa.
    "What's New In Baltimore?" from the record "Does Humor Belong In Music?" also by Frank Zappa
  9. How about what this guy's playing > :bassist:

    looks pretty tough to me!

    He also did a duet piece that's tough :bassist: :bassist:
  10. moley


    Sep 5, 2002
    Hampshire, UK
    Oh, and after you've got Chromatic Fantasy licked, try Rachmaninov's 2nd Piano Concerto.

    The piano part that is, on bass.
  11. Cultman


    Mar 11, 2003
    Hey...I'm a newbie on TalkBass...so be gentle with me.

    Try Sound Chaser by Yes. Then, send me the sheet music :)
  12. SlavaF


    Jul 31, 2002
    Edmonton AB
    Dream Theater's "Dance of Eternity". Good luck!:bassist:
  13. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    I like this thread...many times I find myself thinking "I need something that is impossibly difficult that I can learn"

    I'n working on chromatic fantasy...I've got about 1/2 of it so far...I guess:( :meh:
  14. I'd love to see ANYBODY give Chromatic Fantasy 'a whirl'

    That line kix my arse so much, I have to stand up playing. :D
  15. moley


    Sep 5, 2002
    Hampshire, UK
    How fast & how clean though? :)
  16. Are you serious? That song is so easy..it's just time consuming.
  17. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    as fast as jaco and just about as clean

    Correction.I can play about 27 seconds of it...which is just under half. :D
  18. blink 182?

    ...I know I know,please don't throw rocks:(


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