Watch the Walking Bass Line Fills online guitar lesson by Jason Loughlin from Focus On: Travis Picking
Finally, we get to fire our upright player. Let's face it he takes up too much room on stage, in cars and he's usually the guy that comes up to you and says something weird when you're talking to a cute girl. We're going to build on our chord shapes and our two measure picking pattern by adding in walking bass line fills. I'm going to do this over our I, IV, V progression using our three approaches. I'll be using the major scale and chromatic passing tones to form my walking lines. A chart with major scales and common runs is included here.