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Jazz Bass Lessons: Electric Bass: Play Along: Daughters

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This one is called Daughters.
It's got quite a bit of harmonic
movement around in this one.
So you gotta really think phrases.
It's difficult sometimes when the dominant
cords are kind of sliding down like in
third and fourth bar when you have a D
flat 7th with a sharp 9 to a C 11,
then a B-flat,
sharp 9 sharp 5 to an E-7 sharp 9.
These kind of altered things.
You don't want to get caught up into
trying to run changes through all of them.
Try and pick some melodies and
get through them lyrically.
Occasionally you can let a flurry go but
it'll sound funny if you keep trying
to catch all those chords in a row.
Sometimes you gotta let some chords go by
and let some space, and make some phrases.
This is when you're blowing.
In terms of the walking, it's good for
you to be practicing in a medium tempo and
then you're walking as well.
See if you can really
outline these in a way and
not repeat yourself too much as you
go through these changes, okay.
Here we go, Daughters.