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Rhythm Changes in 12 Keys compliments Book I ” The Blues in
12 Keys ” by following on with an in depth study of ” must know ”
Jazz chord progressions for the aspiring Jazz Bassist.
Rhythm Changes in 12 Keys is a complete guide demonstrating the
devices used to construct walking jazz bass lines in the jazz tradition.
Part 1 of the book outlines and demonstrates the various
techniques used by professional Jazz Bassists to provide forward
motion and a strong harmonic and rhythmic foundation into bass
All exercises are designed to give the Electric Bassist strong
jazz bass lines in the bottom register of the instrument.
An additional bonus for the Electric Bassist, Part 1 provides a
complete study of Bb Rhythm Changes whilst in the first position.
This is an excellent technical study for building strength, improving
intonation and being able to walk strong bass lines at increased
tempos in the bottom register of the instrument.
Part 2 expands on the lessons and techniques used in Part 1
providing the aspiring Jazz Bassist with the previous devices used in
professional level bass lines in all 12 keys. Providing over 70 choruses
of Rhythm Changes in all 12 keys using the whole register of the
instrument. In total there are over 100 choruses of Rhythm Changes
included in Part I and Part II of this book.
There are many advanced principles applied in the following bass
lines whilst never losing sight of the functioning principle of the bass
in the jazz idiom. To provide a strong foundation of rhythm and
harmony for the music being played & providing support for the
melody and or soloist.