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Bass lines

Postby TonyD » Fri Jan 09, 2004 2:23 pm

Hi there!

Anyone familiar with sheet music (tabs/notes) for the bass lines of gypsy music? Are there any books for sale? Or a website to visit?

Bought a double bass and am trying to follow Django's bass players and I need some help.

Thanks in advance,

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Postby Tombo » Sat Jan 17, 2004 12:18 am

I have many books with Gypsy Guitar pieces yet , not really any bass lines, But of course having slaved through various transcriptions , the best way is always sitting down and playing along or maybe slowing them down ,
and then write them out in Tab or notation or just memorize them.
If I find something I'll let you know

cheers tombo
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Postby TonyD » Sat Jan 17, 2004 7:53 am

OK Tombo,

thanks a lot!

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Postby justjack » Sat Jan 17, 2004 8:18 am

If you're a member of the Yahoo gypsy jazz group, you could look here: ... ad2/files/

I can't vouch for any of the transcriptions, not being a bass player, but it might help anyway. What's there-only four or five tunes, I think-is listed as jpeg scans of bass parts.

Hope this helps,
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Postby lnb » Sat Jan 17, 2004 1:36 pm

try the sauce c.d , because its just rhythm and bass, the bass is quite clear sounding......i bought it from this web site and i think its a very good learning tool.
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