In case you missed Episode 2 of Gig-Ready Jazz Bassist, here’s the comic of basslines we covered. See below for full comic.
Episode 2 covers 6 bassline variations over a C7-F7 progression. See below for video and notation.Continue reading “Gig-Ready Jazz Bassist: Episode 2”
I’ve recently gotten back to making comics and wanted to chart out the basslines from last week’s episode of Gig-Ready Jazz Bassist. See below for full comic.
Welcome back to Gig-Ready Jazz Bassist. For Lesson 2, we’re going to learn several variations on Bassline I for Progression I.
Bassline I involves moving up the scale, using the root of Cmaj7 (‘1’), the major second (‘2’), major third (‘3’), and perfect fifth (‘5’). Here, the G (‘5’) serves as a leading tone into F (‘1’ of bar 2). Variation I moves from the low ‘C’ to high ‘F.’ This variation looks and sounds like this:Continue reading “Gig-Ready Jazz Bassist: Lesson 2 (Progression I, Bassline I)”