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Looking for a cool Jazz tab

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by ChicoRamona, Mar 10, 2002.


  1. ChicoRamona

    ChicoRamona Guest

    Mar 10, 2002
    Newbury Park Ca
    Im lookin to see if anyone can send me a cool jazz tab,trying to find somthing catchy to play.
     
  2. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Jazz and tabs are mutually exclusive.
     
  3. JMX summed it up, and I think it's illegal to scan up charts and email them online.
     
  4. jazzbo

    jazzbo

    Aug 25, 2000
    San Francisco, CA
    JMX is dead on.

    But let me tell you why.

    Improvisation.
     
  5. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    how can you tab something you never play the same way twice?:confused:
     
  6. Chris Fitzgerald

    Chris Fitzgerald Student of Life Staff Member Administrator

    Oct 19, 2000
    Louisville, KY

    Tab Lib.





    *cricket*







    *Chirp*
     
  7. BAD DURRL!
     
  8. i think what he is asking for is liek a little jazz bass line he can play over and over and when he feels ready he can just go from there and make up stuff.
     
  9. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    Yep. That's what he's asking for.





    Doesn't work that way.
     
  10. Aaron

    Aaron

    Jun 2, 2001
    Bellingham, WA
    Be free. Improvise.
     
  11. chuckyt

    chuckyt

    Sep 6, 2001
    lafayette, LA
    what if you are somewhat new to playing music and you haven't developed an ear for what sounds good. i haven't got a clue how to play jazz and would like to learn something simple and easy just to get me started.
     
  12. Prague77

    Prague77

    Aug 20, 2001
    Waco, TX
    hrmm your just gonna have to experiment. you cant do jazz from tab. it wouldnt be jazz if you did..
     
  13. ChicoRamona

    ChicoRamona Guest

    Mar 10, 2002
    Newbury Park Ca
    Im just lookin for somethin that i can practice and learn from - but i guess you people are right i should probley make up my own stuff.
     
  14. SuperDuck

    SuperDuck

    Sep 26, 2000
    Wisconsin
    The thing is, you COULD learn one piece of music, note for note. But then, all you've learned is one piece, note for note. By learning chord theory and how walking bass lines are improvised, you'll be able to play ANY song just from glancing at a chart. It'll be hard at first, but then again, what isn't? ;)
     
  15. Jontom

    Jontom

    Mar 11, 2002
    New York
    Score yourself a bass "real" book...they contain the melody lines and chord progressions for many popular jazz songs or "standards". Anything by Monk,Mingus, or Coltrane is catchy...in a Martian kind of way! Learn the melody or "head", walk through the progression, and solo over the changes. This shouldn't take any less than a decade...just take it slow. Anything that looks easy usually has a lot of hard work behind it.
     
  16. beermonkey

    beermonkey

    Sep 26, 2001
    Seattle, WA
    Buy a bunch of jazz albums and start listening.

    Find a teacher and start taking lessons.

    Happy joyous returns await you at the end of your journey.