Some articles on bass, walking bass, walking:
... More than any other jazz bass player in history, Page is credited with developing and popularizing the “walking bass” style of playing on all four beats, a ... “He started that ‘strolling’ or walking’ bass,” recalls Harry “Sweets” Edison, “going way up and then coming right on down ... He did it on four strings, but other bass players couldn’t get that high so they started making a five-string bass.” Page himself acknowledges the ...
... Walking bass in the pedal part of baroque organ music (J.S ... Bach's Nun komm' der heiden Heiland, BWV 659, from the Great Eighteen Chorale Preludes) play Walking bass often alternates quarter notes Many boogie-woogie ...
Famous quotes containing the words bass and/or walking:
“How are we to know that a Dracula is a key-pounding pianist who lifts his hands up to his face, or that a bass fiddle is the doghouse, or that shmaltz musicians are four-button suit guys and long underwear boys?”
—In New York City, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)
“I am walking over hot coals suspended over a deep pit at the bottom of which are a large number of vipers baring their fangs.”
—John Major (b. 1943)