Jazz Improv for Bass
$7.50 – $21.75
By Carol Kaye. The right approach to getting fine jazz soloing together on bass.
By Carol Kaye. The right approach to getting fine jazz soloing together on bass. Highly endorsed by John Clayton — fine jazz bassist/composer/arranger (Dir. of Jazz at Hollywood Bowl), honed from decades of jazz playing and teaching experiences, featuring: Chordal tone phrases, chordal subs, stacked triads, ii V7 I, and pivotal b5 lines. Jazz comes from chord changes – not note scales. Learn what the top pro’s do, the impressive sax and piano phrases that work well on bass (break the “root” habit) – has extra Joe Pass solo material for chordal interlacing fluency practice. Learn spacings, statements, milking, minor 3rd repeats, back-cycling, aug’s for minors etc., chordal interpretations and movements, simple steps to use the top hip patterns for more melodic creative playing. It’s easier than you think – no scale names to “remember”. Also required with this book, the inexpensive “Pro’s Jazz Phrases” book.
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Track #9 (pg. 15) 0:24 – 0:42
Track #26 (pg. 36) 0:29 – 1:23