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walking - the basics plz

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by Vacume, Apr 6, 2006.

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  1. Vacume


    Jan 11, 2006
    im joinin my schools jazz band next year to help me learn a different style of music then im used to (metal) but thats besides the point, I was talking to the teacher and I forget what she called but im going to see the chord and walk, (walking may seem kind of obvious to you but all my teacher has been showin me is notation and scales) so can anywon explain to me the basics of walking or give me a link explainin it, thank u
  2. Correlli


    Apr 2, 2004
    New Zealand
    To me, Walking Bass is all about ascending and descending chord patterns, and variations of the two.

    for example, the first bar you could walking up the chord pattern (ascending), and the following bar, walk down the chord pattern (descending).

  3. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member In Memoriam

    Errr - deja vu - this exact thread was posted yesterday or the day before and got several answers!! :mad:
  4. Chris A

    Chris A Chemo sucks! In Memoriam

    Feb 25, 2000
    Manchester NH
    Check out the thread with the same title, I'm closing this one........

    Chris A.:rolleyes: :bassist:

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