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Bruce Gertz (Walkin)

Bruce Gertz (Walkin)

Bass, Jazz, Walking Bass, Technique, Lines, Tone, Etc.
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Artist: Bruce Gertz
Length: 33:28 Minutes

 

Description:In this jazz bass lesson, acclaimed bassist and Berklee College of Music professor Bruce Gertz shows you the basics of walking bass. This classic video was originally filmed in 1986 as an accompaniment to Bruce’s book (also called “Walkin”), but was previously only available in non-digital formats. With the permission of Bruce, we have decided to re-release this insightful video online so that a new generation of bassists can learn from this valuable info. Bruce discusses and demonstrates upright bass technique, walking bass line creation, tone and more. If you want to get a grasp on the fundamentals of walking bass, this video is for you.

Topics Covered: Upright Bass, Jazz, Tone, Technique, Sustain, Feel, Pickup Notes, Dead Notes, Pull Offs, Syncopation, Uptempo, Ballads, The Electric Bass, Time, Creating Bass Lines, Intervals, Triads and Seventh Chords, Approach Notes, Chromatic Tones, etc.
Bruce Gertz (Walkin)

Bruce Gertz (Walkin)

Bass, Jazz, Walking Bass, Technique, Lines, Tone, Etc.
Bruce Gertz

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Bruce Gertz

Bob Berg, George Cables, Billy Eckstine, Gil Evans, Maynard Ferguson, Bill Frisell, Tom Harrell, John Hendricks, Joe Lovano, Diane Schuur, Mike Stern, John Abercrombie, Bruce Barth, Jerry Bergonzi, Joey Calderazzo, Miles Donahue, Mick Goodrick, Adam Nussbaum, Kenny Werner and Many More.

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