Double Bass/Bass Guitar

The bass is the foundation of most jazz ensembles. It lays down the rhythm of piece and outlines the harmony. It also has a rich history when it comes to improvisation. These bass lessons are provided by John Marley. 
Blues in F - Root Notes Learn to play through a jazz blues in the key of F using root notes. 23.7 KB
Blues in F - Root and Fifth Learn to play through a jazz blues in the key of F using root and fifth. 23.9 KB
Blues in F - Arpeggios Learn to play through a jazz blues in the key of F using arpeggios. 24.4 KB
Blues in F - Passing Notes Learn to play through a jazz blues in the key of F using passing notes. 24.4 KB
Jazz Standard - Root Notes Learn to play through this jazz standard using root notes. 34.4 KB
Jazz Standard - Root and Fifth Learn to play through this jazz standard using root and fifths. 56.9 KB
Jazz Standard - Arpeggios Learn to play through this jazz standard using arpeggios. 58.6 KB
Jazz Standard - Passing Notes Learn to play through this jazz standard using passing notes. 58.5 KB
Study Piece - C Minor Blues Learn to play this classic Minor Blues sequence. 54.1 KB
Study Piece - Bossa Nova Learn to play this classic Bossa Nova sequence. 68.1 KB
Study Piece - Jazz Funk Learn to play this classic Jazz Funk sequence. 52.6 KB
Study Piece - Swing Standard Learn to play a walking bass line over these classic swing changes. 62.7 KB
Study Piece - Rhythm Changes Learn to play this classic Rhythm Changes sequence. 65 KB
Study Piece - Jazz Standard Learn to play this classic Jazz Standard sequence. 64.3 KB
Study Piece in 5/4 Learn to play this classic sequence in 5/4. 52.8 KB
Study Piece in 7/8 Learn to play this classic chord sequence in 7/8. 54 KB
C Major 9 #11 13 With Inversions Practise this arpeggio with all the inversions. Remember to do this in all 12 keys! 35.5 KB
Continuous Chord Tones on F Blues This exercise is great for developing flowing solos that strongly outline the harmony of the piece. 47.6 KB
Augmented Pattern 1 A useful augmented pattern to use on dominant chords. 54.8 KB
Augmented Pattern 2 A useful augmented pattern to use on dominant chords. 58.5 KB