Paul Musso explains the construction and theory behind walking bass lines.
Taught by Paul Musso in Walking Bass Lines seriesLength: 16:37Difficulty: 2.0 of 5
Paul Musso dives into jazz guitar with an emphasis on walking bass lines. This series of lessons focuses on separating chords from bass lines, which is good for a variety of things, including accompaniment and soloing.
JamPlay is proud to welcome senior professor and Coordinator of Guitar Studies at the University of Colorado at Denver, Paul Musso. This series of lessons will be focusing on jazz walking bass lines, which...Length: 2:21 Difficulty: 0.0 FREE
Paul Musso takes some time to focus on the fundamentals of right hand technique. This is an important subject and great lesson for all guitar players.Length: 7:15 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Paul Musso explains the construction and theory of walking bass lines.Length: 16:37 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Paul Musso teaches a walking bass line to a progression in the key of D minor. You will use techniques from previous lessons and also learn some new ones.Length: 12:05 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Paul Musso plays and teaches a walking bass line to a jazz blues progression in G.Length: 20:32 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Paul Musso talks about the song "Seasons" from his Mel Bay book, Teaching Your Guitar to Walk. He also touches on some subtle left hand techniques that will help with a swing feel.Length: 19:57 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Paul Musso looks at walking bass lines and chords over rhythm changes, which are a set of chord changes based on "I Got Rhythm" by George Gershwin.Length: 12:18 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
About Paul Musso
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Paul Musso is an Assistant Professor and Area Head of Music Performance in the Music and Entertainment Industry Studies Department at the University of Colorado Denver. Paul is a freelance guitarist and has performed throughout the Colorado area with many diverse ensembles including the Colorado Symphony, the Boulder Festival Orchestra, the Aspen Music Festival, and the Westcliff Jazz Festival. Paul has also performed throughout Europe, Mexico and the United States.
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