Chromatic approach notes

The Chromatic approach notes are used in the jazz walking bass line to create forward motion in the bass line and also to create  " tension and release  " , an important part of the jazz bassists vocabulary .

The chromatic approach note exercises below are applied to Rhythm changes walking bass lines and are excerpts from the Constructing Walking Jazz Bass Lines  Series Book II - Rhythm changes in 12 keys.   bass tab edition

Example 1 

Chromatic approach from below.

book II rhythm changes in 12 keys jazz bass lines


Example 2 

The Chromatic approach from below. 

book II rhythm changes in 12 keys jazz bass lines.




book II rhythm changes in 12 keys jazz bass lines..








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