May 18, 2016 at first glance, the bass might appear to be one of the easier parts to add to a musical arrangementafter all, the instrument only has to play one note at a time, and bass parts tend to lend themselves equally well to either performance on a real bass you know, one with actual strings, or a keyboard sampled or synth bass. You will also learn about the lines and spaces above and below each staff. It is a really important area for all bass players to dig deep into. The real book 1 bass clef im stretta noten shop kaufen. Count the lines 15 from the bottom of the staff to the top. The third is the second fret of the a string, and so on. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. The real book, volume i bass clef edition manufactured by. In this example, the bass line consists of simple arpeggiations of each chord, giving the overall effect of a simple blues bass line. An easytouse, stepbystep approach to basic theory is given as a foundation, and then the essential stylesand many styles within each styleare explored from the bass point of view. Ed fuquas book is an important addition to the jazz pedagogy for bass.
All blues au privave autumn leaves black orpheus bluesette body and soul bright size life con alma dolphin dance dont get. Dave frishberg the standards real book is a remarkable collection of great songs of the 20th century. Hal leonard is proud to publish completely legal and legitimate editions of the original volumes as well as exciting new volumes to carry on the tradition to new generations of players in all styles of music. R 3 5 7 r walking bass line theory basics chris fitzgerald. R 3 5 6 7 walking bass line theory basics chris fitzgerald. This book teaches everything you need to know to create great bass lines. Lines and spaces from the jazz pianists ultimate guide. I want to buy a real book and just learn to work bass lines around the chord changes, but i dont know if i should buy the treble clef or bass clef book. Instant nofrills arrangements of over 190 great jazz standards. The bass clef edition of the real book is an excellent resource for gigging, especially for trombonists. The majority of the presentation will focus on walking bass lines in a 44 meter.
The other guy invited another player and it was fun to trade jaco lines and talk about the. The real book volume i bass clef edition hal leonard. It has no melodies for and space reasons, but you can. Music notes in the bass clef staff the musical staff has five lines and four spaces.
Lines and spaces is a medium tempo tune by saxophonist joe lovano, which he included on his 1992 album from the soul. Most tunes never seen in print before presented in real easy format tune on one page, educational material on each facing page. Throughout the studybass lessons, i reference songs that are transcribed in these books. A slightly embellished version of this kind of line would also be typical of a basic boogie woogie type bass line, as in the following example. Anyone have a copy they wouldnt mind sharing, or know where i can get a pdf version of the bass clef version. The real book sixth edition in bass clef jamey aebersold. With the ability to purchase, download, and print individual real book charts in just seconds from our sister site, youll not only be able to cover the gig but also have plenty of time to practice. The real book fifth edition f bass clef internet archive. The real book c edition by various fakebook spiral. For the lines on the staff, use the phrase grizzly bears dont fly airplanes to remember that those notes, from bottom to top, are g, b, d. I also get the kids to play treblebass egbdfa on the piano keyboard and faceg. The notes appear on the right side of the staff and move to the left in a manner more like real note reading. The real vocal book has many of the selections from volumes 1 and 2 of the instrumental real books, but now with the lyrics added to the preexisting melody line. If you want some more details on the types of notes youll see on the lines 8th notes, half notes, etc.
The best way to learn how to read bass tab is to play tunes that you already know and see how they have been written in tab. In tab, the horizontal lines represent the strings. Feb 20, 2015 what are the notes of bass clef lines and spaces. You need to learn some walking lines, and there are a number of ways to lea. Its clear to see that its the clef that tells you what notes the lines and spaces of the musical staff correspond to.
Fake books series the real book got its name to distinguish it from the fake book which printed only chords and lyrics of standard songs to avoid issues. Our latest game teaches the lines and spaces of the bass and treble clefs within 6 levels. If the part is written for a standard four string bass then there will be four horizontal lines, one for each string. Playin through the real book series trailer youtube. E above middle c is referred to as bottom line because it is the bottom line. Bass clef the sign at the beginning of the staff, indicating which notes are represented by which lines and spaces. Real book bass vol 1 free ebook download as pdf file. How to read treble and bass clef lines and spaces wonderhowto. I really like this one because its in bass clef and the heads are in it as bass lines.
Bass book the real book vol 4, bass clef edition since the 1970s, the real book has been the most popular book for gigging jazz musicians. How to read treble and bass clef lines and spaces piano. Heres a short trailer for my new downloadable video lesson series playin through the real book learn bass lines, solos, and comping for all of your favorite jazz standards. The real book c edition by various fakebook spiral bound.
The bottom line of tab represents the e string, the top line represents the g string. The problem is that the books were illegally produced and distributed, without any regard to law. Are there any books that every bass player needs to read. While some knowledge of music theory is necessary, excellent bass lines can be. Music teachers games, educational games for music students. Hal leonard is proud to publish completely legal and legitimate editions of the original volumes as well as exciting new volumes to carry on the tradition to new generations. The real book you know and love has now been updated to include rhtyhm band piano, bass and drums backing tracks for 240 songs available online for download or streaming. Its amazing how quickly they master all the lines and spaces. This songbook contains nearly 300 essential songs compiled especia. The real book 1 bass clef sixth edition realbook in c. Since the 1970s, musicians have trusted these volumes to get them through every gig, night after night.
Since the 1970s, musicians the world over have trusted these volumes to get them through the gig. To read the bass clef, start by looking at the 4 spaces along the staff. Ron carter building jazz bass lines book with audio tracks. Its a book containing the sheet music for hundreds of popular jazz standards, in a very.
Until the player has basic skills including beginning performance, good embouchure, basic note and rhythm understanding, this book would be considered difficult. Write each notes name underneath all a cows c eat e grass g spaces. If you play orchestral bass you are going to need to get very comfortable in half position to play jazz. Bass book bass musician magazine, the face of bass. The line notes for the treble clef are egbdf while the space notes are face. If youre working through the lessons, you should definitely pick up a few of these so you can practice some of the songs and get the most out of the lessons. Lines and spaces litha little boat little waltz long ago and far away lonnies lament look to the sky. The lines and spaces are named in the diagram below. Keep in mind that the book isnt bad in and of itself after all its just paper.
From the bottom to the top, use the phrase all cows eat grass to help you remember that those notes are a, c, e, and g. Musical flaws in the book are virtually nil, but all music is taken down an octave with scant regard for what range it enters, and whether the original pitch might have worked for low instruments. This new feature allows teachers to create classes and add students to each class by entering the students user name with the class. Jazz bass line construction thelonious monk institute of. This method teaches the notes by their position names i. Jazz bass line construction thelonious monk institute of jazz online jazz handbook welcome to the bass chapter of the thelonious monk institute of jazzs online jazz handbook. You can then view all the top scores of all the games played by individual student in the class as. The function of a bass player in the jazz combo is to work with the piano player and drummer to provide both a harmonic and rhythmic stability for the tune. Its crucial to understanding note placement and everything else that involves using the staff to learn the sayings for each space and line. An easytouse, stepbystep approach to basic theory is given as a foundation, and then the essential styles and many styles within each styleare explored from the bass point of view. Its too complex to be the first real book tune you play, but its a great one to learn after youve played many of the standards.
For the lines, the notes are g b d f a, and for the spaces they are a c e g. For the treble clef spaces, its face, for treble clef lines its every good boy deserves fudge, for bass clef spaces its all cows eat grass and for the lines he. The lead sheets included are for c instruments in treble clef, bb instruments in treble clef, eb instruments in treble clef, and c instruments in bass clef. Jul 01, 2019 how to read bass tab tab under notation. Using some simple phrases and a bit of practice, you can read bass clef with ease.
Lines and spaces litha little boat little waltz long ago and far away lonnies lament look to the sky love is the sweetest thing lucky southern lullaby of birdlan. Easy fake books general fakebooks mini fakebooks hal leonard real books sher real books. Endorsements as with all of sher musics books, the latin bass book is a welldone and concise breakdown of the fundamentals of this wonderful idiom. Since the 1970s, the real book has been the most popular book for gigging jazz musicians. Shop and buy the real book bass clef edition sheet music. Each song consists of melody line, chord symbols and lyrics where appropriate. The symbol at the starting point of the staff is called a bass clef or f clef because the f note line is between the two dots. Recommended by my sons bass guitar teacher useful as it has basic real bass lines for many popular songs from decades and decades of music. Its been a while and id like to get back to doing some sight reading. Music tech teacher, bass clef notes, lines and spaces. I wanted accompaniment bass lines in the bass clef. Gone are positions who ever played a piece of real music written in c position. Heres an example in case youre not familiar with the studybass approach. The real book, volume i bass clef edition at gollihur music.
If you dont like these ones, you can make up your own. What are great starter songs to read from the real book c. Using some simple phrases and a bit of practice, you can read bass. Oct 06, 2017 sorry to come down hard on you, but if youre going to call yourself a jazz musician, you are going to have to be able to read concertpitch lead sheets like everyone else does. Your teacher should have at least one real book that you can look at. The real book vol 4, bass clef edition bass musician. Lessons learned about placing things a little better in my work space i suppose. The problem is that the books were illegally produced and distributed, without any regard to law, or royalties paid to the composers who created these musical masterpieces. Three levels of difficulty for each the bass and treble clef. Bass clef notes, naming lines and spaces, how to draw. And of course what i received was the melody, or tune, in the bass clef with the harmonizing chord shown above the bass clef staff. The new real book 3 bass clef im stretta noten shop kaufen. The official series is now expanded to 71 titles, including ebook editions for tablets, coordinating audio backing tracks, vocal editions with lyrics, other musical styles, and more.
The other guy invited another player and it was fun to trade jaco lines and talk about the great bass players. Even the alto and tenor saxophonists, and the trumpet players read co. Yes, i ordered the real book 6th edition and was very disappointed. Sorry to come down hard on you, but if youre going to call yourself a jazz musician, you are going to have to be able to read concertpitch lead sheets like everyone else does. Its written clearly enough for even the most beginning players. The real book bass clef edition by various fakebook spiral. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the real book volume i.
The editors deserve congratulations on this massive and entertaining volume of songs. I cross referenced all the songs against hal leonards the real book vol. Bass clef lines and spaces how to read music youtube. Lazy river like someone in love limehouse blues lines and spaces litha little boat little waltz long ago and far away lonnies lament look to the sky.
For the treble clef spaces, its face, for treble clef lines its every good boy deserves fudge, for bass clef spaces its all cows eat grass and for the lines he uses green birds dont fly away. This book gives beginning musicians some of the basic tools they need to get into that kind of conversation on a deep level. The real book volume i sixth edition bass clef edition. All blues au privave autumn leaves black orpheus bluesette body and soul bright size life con alma dolphin dance dont. For instrumental players, the lyrics get on the way. I would recommend starting with any of the blues tunes in bb or f. The real books are the bestselling jazz books of all time.
The first real books included melody lines of jazz standards, thus infringing music, and the older versions were pirated, unlicensed publications that paid no royalties. The standards real book may be something for you to check out. The real book, volume i bass clef edition at gollihur. Jun 26, 2017 there are ten songs included and with the new series of real book multitracks, you can adjust the mix for bass, drums, piano, and trumpet.
Follow the links below to find the right charts for your instrument. The real book bass clef edition by various fakebook. Easy fake books general fakebooks mini fakebooks hal leonard real books sher real books search within. The first note is played at the third fret of the e lowest string. Learn how to read notes on the lines and spaces of the treble and bass clef, as well as ledger leger lines. Reading the bass clef is as simple as learning the alphabet. The real book volume i sixth edition bass clef edition hal. The tune wasnt in the original real book, but has been included in recent editions. The real book volume i sixth edition c edition hal. These are the essentials for how to read piano notes.698 1198 1223 21 1110 835 1539 571 1362 672 743 1176 378 759 460 1424 71 632 1039 127 729 753 322 690 1184 860 96 686 476 387 39 1200 281