Take the A Train: Walking Bass Lines

A walking bass line is a great way to keep time moving and to outline the chords in swing tunes.

Technique Tip: To play in authentic styles, try to mimic the thumping sound of a stand-up bass player. To accomplish this, use a prepared attack and simply drop the weight of your arm and hand onto each finger as your fingers "walk" up and down the keyboard.

Ear Training: Read the score and listen...

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