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Footprints Bass Tab

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Here's the basic bassline to Wayne Shorter's "Footprints"

    Q   Q    Q     H   Q          Q   Q    Q     H   Q

G|-----------------8--------| G|-----------------8--------|
D|-----------10--------10---| D|-----------10--------10---|
A|------10------------------| A|------10------------------|
E|--8-----------------------| E|--8-----------------------|

G|-----------------8--------| G|-----------------8--------|
D|-----------10--------10---| D|-----------10--------10---|
A|------10------------------| A|------10------------------|
E|--8-----------------------| E|--8-----------------------|

G|-----------------1--------| G|-----------------1--------|
D|-----------3-------3------| D|-----------3-------3------|
A|------3-------------------| A|------3-------------------|
E|--1-----------------------| E|--1-----------------------|

G|-----------------8--------| G|-----------------8--------|
D|-----------10--------10---| D|-----------10--------10---|
A|------10------------------| A|------10------------------|
E|--8-----------------------| E|--8-----------------------|

G|-----------------11-------| G|-----------------10-------|
D|-----------12-------12----| D|-----------11-------11----|
A|------12------------------| A|------11------------------|
E|--10----------------------| E|--9-----------------------|

Then back to C and repeat. Also just vamp in C for the first 5 bars or so, when the 
kicks in you play this.

Tab by: Gazeuse!
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Sixx66FeetUnder wrote on February 16 2010, 08:21 pm

I play:
G---------8--------|x4
D------10---10-----|
A---10-------------|
E-8----------------|

G------10-13-10----|x2
D---10-------------|
A-8----------------|
E------------------|

G---------8--------|x2
D------10---10-----|
A---10-------------|
E-8----------------|

G--------------------------|x1
D--------------------------|
A-------------------12--12-|
E-14-14-13-13-12-12---12---|

G---------8--------|x2
D------10---10-----|
A---10-------------|
E-8----------------|

Sounds better that way to me. But I'm basing it off the real book version of this song.

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benjamin.roelfs wrote on August 29 2013, 11:03 am

and what about the awesome upright solo?

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