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Santa Claus is Coming to Town bass tabs

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    Backup

    Coots and Gillespie

    Santa Claus is Coming to Town is a fun swing/bluegrass number and this arrangement will teach you how to play the backup for it on the bass. Make sure you check out the alternate walking licks using the lick switcher to explore different possibilities for switching chords.

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  • Solo

    Coots and Gillespie

    This solo arrangement for Santa Claus is Coming to Town will teach you how to play the melody for this classic Christmas song.

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More about Santa Claus is Coming to Town

With Tunefox, you can learn 2 bluegrass bass arrangements to Santa Claus is Coming to Town. Solo tab will give you a good foundation for the melody and help you develop a bluegrass bass vocabulary while also staying true to the melody of Santa Claus is Coming to Town. With the backup arrangement, you’ll learn how to play with a band and you can focus on the groove and rhythm.

On Tunefox you’ll find many tools to help you learn this song. The "Memory train" will hide a few notes every time you go through the song and force you to learn with your ears rather than your eyes. Use the "Speed Up" tool to slowly increase speed on each pass. You can also select only problematic measures and focus on part of the song.

Tunefox offers real-sounding backing tracks so you can practice with a band. You can also easily adjust band, bass and metronome volume in the "Settings" menu.

Each bass arrangement of Santa Claus is Coming to Town features switchable licks. These small variations are designed to teach you different ways to play this song. To open the lick switcher, click on "Original Measure" that is displayed above specific measures and choose a different lick. Use the "Shuffle Licks" button to randomly switch all of the licks in the song to get a completely new arrangement of the song.

Members can export their arrangements into PDF, allowing them to print and bring them to their next jam session.