Simple Jazz Blues Walking Line Breakdown

This walking bassline works over a 12 Bar Quick Change Blues Progression. Download the tab, sheet music and tracks from below the video. I’ve provided a breakdown of the whole 12 bars and some tips on how to memorize these longer streams of notes.

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  1. Steven April 2, 2016 at 7:56 pm - Reply

    Great, Mark . . . Thanks!

  2. Kit Jones April 3, 2016 at 1:13 am - Reply

    Mark, a very good starting lesson and breakdown on walking bass lines. However, just wanted you to know
    the tracts to download were not attached to the lesson, only the PDF. I did purchase
    the Blues Practice Tracks so no problem. Just wanted you to know.
    Thanks for another great lesson.

    • MarkJSmith April 4, 2016 at 8:52 pm - Reply

      Hi Kit. Yes, it was reeeeally late here when I got everything finishing and didn’t manage to get the link in there. It’s up there now. As you can see.

  3. Olando McCall October 30, 2016 at 5:07 am - Reply

    Great lesson one of the webs best instructors..

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