Category Bass

Butler Bass Method

Just like the Simandl Method, but without as many deceptive melodies. Butler Bass Method on IMSLP

Ay’Ona Practice Plan

PDF of Ay’Ona Plan fall 2017 Blues in F: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bg-Ea7aCb1E 12 keys: https://www.learnjazzstandards.com/blog/blues-in-all-12-keys/ Rhythm Changes: https://www.learnjazzstandards.com/category/jazz-standards/rhythm-changes/ Bb https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J79BUZF8W0s ii V7 I’s https://www.learnjazzstandards.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Chord_Progression_Practice_ii7_V7_Imaj7_C_Instruments.pdf

Carnival of Venice – Part 2

Take a look at the video below watch the bassline video from part 1 and see if you can recognize “Do” or “tonic”, “Sol” or “Dominant” and the 3 patterns: Do Mi Sol, Sol Ti Re Sol Fa Re Ti Video 1: Video 2 – The Bassline

Bass -But Beautiful

________PDF HERE! of bass-but-beautiful_Lesson_____ Scroll down to see 2 pages, audio and video. But Beautiful assignments: -Play walking bass from memory (will be easier after signing chords) -Learn the melody -Sing and sign bassnotes/Chords just like the video at the bottom of the page. Practice singing and hand signals separately at first. -Make video of […]

More T-Rex  rhythms

Triple Rhythm Patterns

Watch Free Performances Online

It is important to hear great performers playing your instrument. Live is best, but it is not always possible to find the right instrument at the right concert hall at the right time. So if you can’t get to the concert hall, watch some of these world class musicians playing great music live, or whenever you get […]

Fingering for Any Day in F

Tenor Madness – C Week

-Analyze the Sheet of Ray Brown bass lines.  (Write roman numerals for the chords, regular numbers for the Chord/Scale Tones of that Chord.) -Write 2 Chorus Bassline over Tenor Madness. ‘Borrow’ a few bars from Ray Brown or use some of the patterns you analyzed. Make sure it sounds clear, impressive and not too repetitive. -Practice 4 Scales […]

T Rex Rhythms

  Rhythm 1 http://www.turojazz.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/T-Rex-Rhythms.mp3   Rhythm 2 http://www.turojazz.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/T-Rex-Rhythms2.mp3