One of the few method books that focuses exclusively on how to create authentic-sounding walking bass lines. Designed for beginning players or anyone wanting a solid foundation for learning jazz bass. Contains detailed discussions of: The four crucial principles of walking bass line construction. How to always make good note choices. Tips on creating good time feel. A dozen additional walking bass techniques, once the basics have been mastered. Play-along CD has Ed Fuqua and his swinging NY rhythm section playing simple blues and standard tunes. Bass track can be turnedoff, if desired.