British Bass Player Reacts: Jermaine Jackson on I Want You Back / ABC by The Jackson 5 – YT204

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Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player’s Action Pack Hey, James here…Once in a while I stumble across a bass player who has never quite got the credit he or she deserves… yet they’re masters of the instrument.I’ve always been a massive fan of the bass lines in Jackson’s early records. Many of these were played by the great …

British Bass Player Reacts to Bernard Edwards Final Concert – YT 203

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Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player’s Action Pack Hey, James here…Every so often when I’m cruising around YouTube I stumble across something truly poignant. Something that makes you really appreciate greatness.This happened to me last week when I discovered Bernard Edward’s final performance live with Chic in Budokan in 1996.I was so moved watching it… (especially when I learned …

British Bass Player Reacts: Pino Palladino on Get Here by Oleta Adams – YT202

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Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player’s Action Pack Hey, James here…So guys… I’ve gotta know how are you enjoying our ‘Reacts & Analyses’ series where I take apart some of the greatest bass lines in the world?Good I hope… I’m having an ABSOLUTE blast.Every so often a bass player comes along and turns electric bass playing upside down.A …

British Bass Player Reacts: James Jamersons on What’s Going On (Marvin Gaye) – YT201

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Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player’s Action Pack Hey, James here…Who is a James Jamerson fan?Jamerson in my mind is the godfather of modern eclectic bass playing.He undoubtedly paved the way for guys like Jaco Pastorious. Marcus Miller and Rocco Prestia with his work on Motown Records in the 1960s.So for Part 3 of the my new ‘Reacts …

British Bass Player Reacts: Come Together by The Beatles – YT200

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Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player’s Action Pack We had to remove the Beatles audio track or YouTube won’t show the video entirely 🙁 We still hope you get some use out of James’ insights on the song. Chapters and link to the song below.= = = = =Hey, James here…Can you believe this is THE 200th video …

British Bass Player Reacts: Sir Duke By Stevie Wonder – YT199

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Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player’s Action Pack Hey, James here…Can you believe it!We’ve nearly published 200 videos on YouTube. It’s 199 to be precise…… and it’s time to change things up and HAVE SOME MORE FUN!Looking back to my time at music college 20 years ago some of the lessons I enjoyed the most were the listening …

5 Blues Riffs To Master The Fretboard – YT198

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Click Here To Download The Lesson PDF Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player’s Action Pack Hey, James here…At the time of writing this email…I’m just about to dash off for the weekend to take my 3 year old son Oliver (pictured below with his ‘tar) to visit my parents……so I’m going to keep this email short and sweet …

The 5 Simplest Walking Bass Formulas – YT197

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Click Here To Download The Lesson PDF Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player’s Action Pack Hey, James here…I can’t hide it!Yes, yes and yes…Whenever a student wants to go deep with the bass guitar the first thing I always do is make sure he or she knows what the heck is going on with Walking Bass.To those of …

5 Simple Shapes To Master The Entire Fingerboard YT196

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Click Here To Download The Lesson PDF Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player’s Action Pack Hey, James here…Every so often I release a lesson which generates a bit of buzz and an unusually high amount of questions…A few weeks back I touched on how powerful learning the 5 Pentatonic shapes are.So many of you guys came back to …

3 Plug-And-Play Walking Bass Formulas For Any Style of Music YT195

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Click Here To Download The Lesson PDF Click Here To Get The FREE Bass Player’s Action Pack Hey, James here…I make no secret I’m a HUGE walking bass fan.However, I know walking bass and the closely associated world of Jazz isn’t for everyone.Here’s the thing: learning Walking Bass gives you the knowledge to be able to create bass lines in …