NEWSLETTER: October 2020
BassBooks.com's email newsletter for October, 2020
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THE MOST INFLUENTIAL OF ALL: JAMES JAMERSON
STANDING IN THE
SHADOWS OF MOTOWN
The Life and Music of Legendary Bassist James Jamerson: He was the embodiment of the Motown spirit and groove -- the invisible entity whose playing inspired thousands.
Here are bass lines for 14 beloved Motown hits from Marvin Gaye, The Supremes, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder and many others.
THE WAY THEY PLAY
A close examination of the legendary R&B bassists that shaped modern music. In addition to James Jamerson, explore the styles of Duck Dunn, Chuck Rainey, Jerry Jemmot, and many others.
WHAT MAKES MOTOWN
An exploration of this much loved and highly bass-driven musical style. Analysis of pitch sets, rhythmic cells and more reveals the essential character of the bass lines played by Jamerson and others.
|See all our JAMES JAMERSON titles
FREE ONLINE BASS CLINIC WITH JAIME DAVID VAZQUEZ
FREE STUFF: UPDATES AND ADDITIONS
This month features the following additions to our Free Stuff section:
This transcription is compliments of Eric Beaulé, at www.PlayBassLines.com, author of several titles we carry.
Transcription of a
Motown-Style Groove in C
Eric offers this hoppin' solo line in the style of many Motown favorites.
The play-along video includes TAB with a moving cursor, and also has an accompaniment-only section to let you carry the solo on your own.
Video Play-Along: Motown-Style Groove in C
See all Eric Beaulé transcriptions available in our catalog
| Melodic Minor Cross Correlations, Part 5
In this lesson Mike Overly, GRAMMY® nominated music educator and author of Bass EncycloMedia, continues his exploration of the melodic minor scale's modes.
Check out Mike's excellent book, TONE NOTE MUSIC METHOD FOR BASS, Book 1
JAIME DAVID VAZQUEZ
| BASS TIPS:
Basic Bass Tumbaos, Part 1
Jaime kicks off a series focussed on how to play the basic patterns of popular Latin dance music.
EADG 4: Part 50
Wearing Your Own Shoes
John Falstrom, author of EADG 4, talks about feeling comfortable with what you play, and playing what you feel comfortable with.
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Cheers, and be well.
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