More Freedom For Your Jazz Bass Solos

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Instantly create good sounding jazz bass solos with minimal music theory and very little thought.

A streamlined thought process for approaching jazz bass solos, allows you to focus more on the delivery of your musical statement.

When your mind is free, you can groove harder, articulate your phrases with more drama, and just have more fun with improvising!

Simplify your thought process for your jazz bass solos and automatically start delivering notes that make your solos sing.

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Walking Bass With Harmonic Clarity

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Establish harmonic clarity with your walking bass lines by choosing the most effective note choices.

Learn the effects/behaviors of each note in the chromatic scale (over a chord progression) and create effective walking bass lines.

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Accurate Bass Harmonics Chart

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Previously, I published a bass harmonics chart that laid out the locations of natural harmonics of the bass guitar fretboard.

This is an even better version. This bass harmonics chart is more precise, more clear, and just plain better to look at!

This chart shows accurate fretting finger placement in order to execute crystal clear natural bass harmonics! Know the exact harmonic notes and their locations, and be able to play beautiful melodies and chords using natural bass harmonics.

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Know The Two Types of Bass Practice And Save Yourself Hours Of Time

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In a previous bass lesson, I gave some bass practice tips on goal setting that guarantee musical growth in a short period of time.

Goals are great, however if you don’t have a clear vision of what you are setting these goals for, you could end up wasting a whole lot of time.

There are two types bass practice. And knowing the difference between these types of bass practice, is the key to a more direct and focused bass practice. Knowing these two types of bass practice tells you what goals you need to set and what weaknesses you need to focus on.

After all, with family, friends, pets, bills, and other excess drama in our lives, we most likely don’t have a lot of time in our day. As much as we want to become a master of everything in this world, our time is better spent with focus. There is an old saying, “Jack of all trades, master of nothing.”

So, learn the two types of bass practice, decide which type of bass practice you need to focus on for your life situation, and begin your journey toward a path of accelerated learning.

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How Target Notes and Chromaticism Can Simplify Soloing Over Giant Steps Chords

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Soloing over Giant Steps chords can be drastically simplified by focusing your efforts on target notes. Complex sounding lines quickly begin to materialize by leading to the target notes using simple chromaticism.

I shared this simple method in the past, but I wanted to elaborate on it further.

I highly recommend mastering this simple method, for it is effective for creating simple lines that have strong melodic direction with harmonic implication.

Harmonic clarity is very important in jazz improvisation, however, depending on what type of vibe you are trying to create, implied harmony that has strong melodic direction can create a very interesting kind of tension.

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