Seasons (Guitar Lesson)


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Paul Musso

Seasons

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.

Taught by Paul Musso in Walking Bass Lines seriesLength: 19:57Difficulty: 2.5 of 5


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scotty9000scotty9000 replied on June 7th, 2017

lovely

dak6659dak6659 replied on November 26th, 2015

Thank You Paul. This definitely helps to Round my Sound!

sdipps7sdipps7 replied on February 24th, 2014

C to f# is not up a 4th. C to F is though.

cccattorneycccattorney replied on August 23rd, 2013

Really like this tune a lot. Like the arrangement. Thank you Paul Musso for some fantastic lessons

machspeedmachspeed replied on August 9th, 2013

those pull offs totally changed my sound. I always thought that "swing" sound from the left hand was percussive mutes and I tried to do that (it did work to some effect, but was way too mentally taxing while having to think of the next changes). I never knew it was something simple like pulloffs...

Walking Bass Lines

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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.



Lesson 1

Series Introduction

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
Lesson 2

Right Hand Technique

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
Lesson 3

Construction and Theory

Paul Musso explains the construction and theory of walking bass lines.

Length: 16:37 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Lesson 4

D Minor Blues Progression

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
Lesson 5

G Jazz Blues Progression

Paul Musso plays and teaches a walking bass line to a jazz blues progression in G.

Length: 20:32 Difficulty: 2.5 Members Only
Lesson 6

Seasons

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
Lesson 7

Walking Bass Lines over Rhythm Changes

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 View Full Biography

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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