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Walking Bass eBook - anyone try it?

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by alanloomis1980, Oct 6, 2019.


  1. alanloomis1980

    alanloomis1980 Supporting Member

    Dec 2, 2016
    Ithaca Ny
    anyone try out the walking bass ebook from James Eagar on ebassguitar.com?

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  2. oldandbold

    oldandbold

    Jul 7, 2019
    Honesdale PA
    I did work his course for a few lessons but wasn't satisfied with it. For walking bass lessons I like Tomazz at walkingbasslessons.com. Excellent teacher, course is free. He's one of those 'if you like it you can buy him a beer' guys.
     
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  3. alanloomis1980

    alanloomis1980 Supporting Member

    Dec 2, 2016
    Ithaca Ny
    I ended up downloading this book, just out of curiosity. I’m looking for intermediate jazz bass info, chromatic and scale lines, etc. the book is 89 pages , and it didn’t get into anything interesting for me til page 60. A few usable licks and ideas, but nothing mind blowing. Great book for a beginner though, IMO

    I do agree with James’ philosophy that learning walking bass lines is one of the best and most transformative things a bass player can study.
     

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