Watch the So Now What? online guitar lesson by Andrew Ford from Essentials: Walking Bass Lines
Now let's check out the performance. This tune is inspired by the Miles Davis song So What played by Paul Chambers that includes one the most famous bass features in jazz. This is an example of modal jazz consisting of only 2 chords focusing on the Dorian mode. We have the liberty to play longer phrases with these type of modal songs, mixing chordal, alternate scale and chromatic lines liberally.