Watch the 1-4-5-4 Jazz Groove online guitar lesson by Andrew Ford from Bass Groove Survival Guide

This is another medium swing groove. Let the ride cymbal be your guide but remember, keeping time is everybody’s responsibility, not just the drummer. Spend time with a metronome, one of the most effective ways to use a metronome, especially for jazz and r&b feels, is to have it click on 2&4 only(ex) it will expose any deficiencies in your time.