Bass transcriptions

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

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

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”


Coming sooner or later:

The Stroller – 9 arco blues choruses by Paul Chambers

Poinciana – a lesson in using open strings by George Tucker

Billy Boy – comparison of performances by Israel Crosby, Paul Chambers and Ray Brown

Beatrice – performances by Ron Carter and Larry Grenadier