Swinging the Electric Bass

In this pack, Linda Oh explores how to swing the electric bass while building walking bass lines. You’ll get tips on feel, tone, technique, and harmonic construction. The lessons are of an intermediate level and will have you swinging in no time.

In this pack, Linda Oh discusses all the different things that go into getting a great swing feel on electric bass. Lessons 2 and 6 offer great examples of how to achieve good tone and feel. Lessons 3 and 7 explore ways to make your harmonic choices more creative. Lessons 4 and 5 offer powerful exercises that can (and should) be practiced over any and all chord changes. Together these concepts will help you access the Linda Oh walking sound on your electric bass. Be sure and check out Linda Oh’s other packs for more great upright and electric lessons.

Here are the lessons that appear in this pack:

  • Introduction to Swinging the Electric Bass
  • 2 and 4 Feel
  • 1 to 3 Drop Down
  • Linear Concepts in Walking Bass Lines
  • Metronome on the Upbeat Triplets
  • Palm Muting to Achieve Upright-like Tone
  • Chord Substitutions
  • Overview, Recap, and Performance




  • Linda Oh


  • Bass


  • Blues
  • Jazz

Skill Level

  • Intermediate
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