This book teaches guitarists how to play chords and bass lines simultaneously while providing insight into bass line construction. Includes exercises to enhance the playing of chord changes and bass lines, plus bass solos that illustrate specific styles including walking blues, jazz swing, and bossa nova. Exercises include: Constructing Walking Bass Solos Root - 5th; Root - 5th - Leading Tone; What Is a ii-V-I Chord Progression?; The Major Walk; Root - 5th and Octave; Slow Blues Line; 12-Bar Blues Progression No. 1; 12-Bar Blues Progression No. 2; 12-Bar Blues Progression No. 3; Putting It All Together; and New Bossa. Written in notation and tablature. Audio download available online.