Fingerstyle Study #1

This study piece is a 12-bar blues in the key of E. The bass plays a walking line throughout much of the piece, albeit one with a lot of variations to get your teeth into. There’s also a short bass solo, which is full of blues licks; these will be useful to know when it comes to improvising your own solos.

For bassists who wish to learn the piece but require additional assistance with some of the techniques required, the following course (included in the monthly subscription cost) should prove useful:

Don’t forget to hit the Download Resources button above to get the PDF transcription and audio files for this piece (available to subscribers only). The transcription is available with TAB and without, for those who wish to give their reading skills a workout.

This course is 1 HOUR & 9 MINUTES long and contains the following videos, each of which can be selected from the video player above: