Jazz bass can be a challenge! But, without a clear path to improvising a solid (and fun) bass line, jazz bass can become discouraging. This course will show you a way to use simple (and common) music theory principles to make quick work of any chord changes.
This course focuses on the highlights and assumes that you are going to take these principles and run with them. That's why the course focuses on the essential skills required to play jazz and improvise bass lines on stage and in rehearsal. You'll learn the fundamental building blocks of a good bass line - using numerals to identify chord progressions and matching chord numbers to arpeggio qualities (major, minor, dominant and more). This course is a powerful primer for the right student. The course is ideally suited for you if you already have a grasp of music theory fundamentals such as: