Hey, James here…
So there’s one genre of music I get asked to cover quite a bit…
… and that’s reggae bass!
So for this week’s lesson I thought I’d take apart 5 of Bob Marley's legendary songs to get the ball moving.
Here’s the thing: Aston Barrett (The Wailers Bassist) is a beast.
Great groove, incredible feel and a master of jammin’ (see what I did) in this genre… and often never plays the same bar twice which can make it tricky knowing where to start.
So in this lesson I’ve broken each song down into a simple ‘core’ bass line… which will make understanding what he’s up to far simpler!
Of course, let me know in the comments what your favourite reggae bass line is - I’d love to find out!
Keep groovin’ hard,