Improvising on Electric Bass (Book)
A Chord Tone Approach
The primary goal of this book is to help improve your chord spelling and fingerboard knowledge. Mastering chord tones will help you build more interesting bass lines. In addition, greater harmonic awareness will help you become a stronger writer, improviser, and soloist.
Product Number:
30694
Format:
Book
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
56
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
1-5134-6229-6
ISBN13:
978-15134-6229-5
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
10/11/2018
The primary goal of this book is to help improve your chord spelling and fingerboard knowledge. Mastering chord tones will help you build more interesting bass lines. In addition, greater harmonic awareness will help you become a stronger writer, improviser, and soloist.

Triads

                Roots-12 Keys

                3rds-12 Keys

                5ths-12 Keys

                Go Further-12 Keys

 

7th Chords

                Sub 3 – 7 to 3 Transition

                Sub 3 -Each Bar Starts on 3rd

                Sub3-7 to 5 Transition

                Sub 3-Each Bar Starts on 5tj

 

 

Walking

                Key of C-Chord Tones with Chromatic Passing Notes

                Key of F-Scale Tones

                Key of Bb-Dominant Approach        

                Key of Eb-Diatonic Approach

                Key of Ab-7 to 3 Transition

                Key of Db-7 to 5 Transition

                Key of Gb-Diatonic Neighbor Tones

                Key of B-Chromatic Neighbor Tones

                Key of E-Diatonic Escape Tones

                Key of A-Appogiatura

                Key of D-Walking Combinations

                Key of G-Walking Combinations with rhythmic variations

 

Chordal Shapes

                Key of C

                7th Chord Shapes

                7th Chord Shapes-12 Keys

               

 

Two Notes Per String

                7th Chords-Key of C-Sub 3, 2 notes per string

                7th Chords-Key of F-Sub 3,  2 notes per string

                7th Chords-Key of Bb-Sub 3, 2 notes per string

                7th Chords-Key of Eb-Sub 3, 2 notes per string

                7th Chords-Key of Ab-Sub 3, 2 notes per string

                7th Chords-Key of Db-Sub 3, 2 notes per string

                7th Chords-Key of Gb-Sub 3, 2 notes per string

                7th Chords-Key of B-Sub 3, 2 notes per string

                7th Chords-Key of E-Sub 3, 2 notes per string

                7th Chords-Key of A-Sub 3, 2 notes per string

                7th Chords-Key of D-Sub 3, 2 notes per string

                7th Chords-Key of G-Sub 3, 2 notes per string

 

               

 

Etudes

                Music for Mercer

                Broken Chord Brando

                Etude fpr Elizabeth

                Slick’s Groove

               

 

 
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