How to make Walking Bass Lines —Confirmation of chord composition—
Let’s see the chord progression of F blues.
How many chords are used there ?
Though 1 chorus has 12 bars, same chords are used repeatedly. So there are just 6 chords, Following.
Ｆ７ Ｂ♭７ Ｂdim(Ｂ○) Ｄ７ Ｇｍ７ Ｃ７
We can see three kinds of chord; Sevens, Diminish and Minor sevens.
Let’s confirm tonic solfa of chord composition.
If you foget, please check Lesson 2 of Music Theory for Beginners.
□７ Seventh １・３・５・♭７
□dim Diminish １・♭３・♭５・♭♭７
□ｍ７ Minor seventh １・♭３・５・♭７
Then, come up with a sheet of paper and a pen !
Seeing pitch names in 3 frets, let’s write where the root (1st) of the chords is in 3 frets.
Next, seeing the relationship on fingerboard, let’s write where the tones composing chords are.
Phew, this is the most important thing.
Could you understand ?