Jazz guitar walking bass lines with chords at the same time is an iconic and advanced sound in the world of solo guitar. This is part 1 of a new mini-series on Jazz guitar walking lines plus chords.
Weekly Lesson #88
Jazz Guitar Walking Bass Lines Lesson Content Outline With Timestamp Links:
0:00 - Guitar playing intro
0:06 - About the lesson
1:26 - About the channel
1:53 - Slithering 7s
3:06 - Adding tritone substitution shell voicing (half step above)
4:20 - Playing only the roots of the chords
4:48 - Chord punch: Sustain on 1 & 3
5:32 - Chord punch: Up punch
6:09 - Chord punch: Double punch
6:58 - Combining all chord punches
7:53 - Creating variation with the bass line
8:33 - Half step below approach
9:10 - Whole step above approach
9:59 - 8th notes chromatic whole step above
10:33 - Combining all bass approaches
10:57 - More tips on bass approaches
12:10 - Chord progression practice sample 1
13:10 - Chord progression practice sample 2
14:18 - Playing the Bb blues
15:17 - Conclusion, Free PDF, Question, Comment feature, Outro
Links & Lessons Mentioned In This Video:
- Get my FREE Method Booklet - Play any jazz chord with just 8 shapes
- Full Playlist of This Series
- Guitar Shell Voicings - The Ultimate Guide
- The 7 Best Hybrid Picking Exercises for Guitar
- Jazz Guitar Extended Chords
Jazz Guitar Walking Bass Lines Lesson Description:
This is the first lesson in a new mini-series on how to play jazz guitar walking bass lines and chords at the same time.
If you like the texture of jazz then playing walking bass on the guitar is extremely fun.
It sounds really advanced but it isn't that hard to do once you have a framework to work with.
That's why in this mini-series I break down and show you, step by step, how to play jazz guitar walking bass lines with chords added in.
In this first lesson you'll learn about how to play walking bass lines plus chords over progressions that have two beats per chord.
I hope you enjoyed this lesson and found it beneficial. Let me know what you thought in the comments. Thanks! :)
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