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Tre basisters fria basspel: Analys av baslinjer över fem stycken framförda på kontrabas

Carl Johan, Andersson (2014)
Malmö Academy of Music
Abstract
The purpose of this study is to increase the knowledge of three bass players play style.
The method used consists of transcriptions of five pieces which been qualitatively analyzed. The chapter of theory brings up the history behind the bass players, Marc Johnson, Eddie Gomez and Scott Lafaro. It also contains a rhythmic chapter and a technical chapter. My conclusions are that the bass players are using notes inside the chords rather than playing notes outside the chords. The bassists are playing longer lines of legato; the use of pedals bringing tension and release. They are also using ghost notes as a kind of percussion. My results also show that the bass lines are quite rhythmically varied where longer passages of rhythmic patterns... (More)
The purpose of this study is to increase the knowledge of three bass players play style.
The method used consists of transcriptions of five pieces which been qualitatively analyzed. The chapter of theory brings up the history behind the bass players, Marc Johnson, Eddie Gomez and Scott Lafaro. It also contains a rhythmic chapter and a technical chapter. My conclusions are that the bass players are using notes inside the chords rather than playing notes outside the chords. The bassists are playing longer lines of legato; the use of pedals bringing tension and release. They are also using ghost notes as a kind of percussion. My results also show that the bass lines are quite rhythmically varied where longer passages of rhythmic patterns exists though abit choosy. The appearance of Walking bass does exist but yet as another complimentary in the bass lines. (Less)
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author
Carl Johan, Andersson
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H3 - Professional qualifications (4 Years - )
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keywords
Upright bass, jazz, improvisation
language
English
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4436498
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2014-05-08 11:55:15
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this study is to increase the knowledge of three bass players play style.
The method used consists of transcriptions of five pieces which been qualitatively analyzed. The chapter of theory brings up the history behind the bass players, Marc Johnson, Eddie Gomez and Scott Lafaro. It also contains a rhythmic chapter and a technical chapter. My conclusions are that the bass players are using notes inside the chords rather than playing notes outside the chords. The bassists are playing longer lines of legato; the use of pedals bringing tension and release. They are also using ghost notes as a kind of percussion. My results also show that the bass lines are quite rhythmically varied where longer passages of rhythmic patterns exists though abit choosy. The appearance of Walking bass does exist but yet as another complimentary in the bass lines.},
  author       = {Carl Johan, Andersson},
  keyword      = {Upright bass,jazz,improvisation},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Tre basisters fria basspel: Analys av baslinjer över fem stycken framförda på kontrabas},
  year         = {2014},
}