Bass transcriptions

Transcriptions that helped me to better understand how to create good bass lines.


Beatrice – Ron Carter, from Joe Henderson “State of the Tenor”

Beatrice – Larry Grenadier, from Brad Mehldau “Seymour Reads the Constitution!”

Cheek to Cheek – Israel Crosby, from Ahmad Jamal “Ahmad’s Blues”

Crazy Rhythm – Oscar Pettiford, from Coleman Hawkins “Swing Four”

Poinciana – George Tucker, from Booker Ervin “That’s It!”

Stompin’ at the Savoy – Israel Crosby, from Ahmad Jamal “Live at the Spotlite Club”

When Will the Blues Leave – Charnett Moffett, from Kenny Kirkland’s eponymous album

You and the Night and the Music – Percy Heath, from Bill Evans “Interplay Sessions”


B3 organ basslines

Blues lines – a collection of blues patterns by Don Patterson

Living Soul – Richard “Groove Holmes