The SIMPLEST walking bass line formula - EXACTLY where to start

Published December 5, 2018 in Beginners

It's super easy to get confused with where to get started with walking bass lines...

This lesson is going to help you get rid of all the noise and distractions, and focus in on what's going to make the biggest difference to get your walking bass lines happening - today.

And don't be fooled...

Walking bass lines are NOT just for jazz players.

Far from it.

Learning how to construct walking bass lines is the easiest and fastest way to start 'really' learning your fingerboard.


Lesson Summary:

  • Today I’m giving you my very own formula for getting started with walking bass lines.
  • You’re going to find out why walking lines are SO important.
  • We’ll discuss the main hurdles I see bass players hitting all the time.
  • I outline five key points to help you create your own walking bass lines.
  • And tell you about an awesome new course we’ve co-created with Ed Friedland!
  • And much, much more.


Key Quotes:

“Before I talk about the formula and really get you started with walking bass lines, I want to highlight just how important they are to every aspect of your bass playing.”

“You’re not going to be able to play a walking bass line if you don’t know where the root notes are on the neck. How well do you know your fingerboard?”

“ScottsBassLessons has co-created a walking bass lines course with Ed Friedland, who is probably the most published bass author on the planet. The links are below!”


If you enjoy this lesson, you'll really dig these courses:

1. The Beginning Jazz Survival Guide for Bassists
2. Reading Charts Survival Guide
3. Jazz Standards for Bass: Essential Tips, Tricks and Techniques with Chris Minh Doky
4. Functional Theory for Bassists Vol 1


As always, see you in the shed...

Scott :)

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