Bass Transcriptions and More by bassist Dave Fink Transcriptions. Darling Dear · The House On Website. bio/. TRANSCRIPTION OF JAMES JAMERSON’S BASSLINE TO. “YOU’RE MY EVERYTHING” by THE TEMPATIONS by PAUL WOLFE -to-play-bass. com. Welcome to this collection of James Jamerson transcriptions. There’s also some bonus Motown transcriptions.

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Randy, who is also a bass player, checked out my Motown Bass page and was eager to share his own personal Motown experience.

Plus they loved to use octaves and arpeggios to create movement. He was curious how I actually obtained them, and even asked if the bass tracks were actually me transriptions, to which of course I replied how flattered I was at the mere suggestion.

I knew he was an outstanding bassist but hadn’t ever heard him isolated like this! May you find some small or large thing that is equally good transcriphions you in the days to come!

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We have lots of common jamerso with lots of common answers. I’ve found 18 spots where the written text differs from the recording sometimes ever so slightly. I’ve received many password requests and am a bit backlogged at present, so please be patient for reply.

The most important thing was the producers’ studio notes for the month that “Whats Goin On” was recorded.



The tone is amazing, a little dirty too,which I never noticed before, wow. What I found still blows my mind.

Motown Bass I’ve made these tracks available for non-profit educational purposes only, and ask the public to respect the copyright owners and to not copy, reproduce, or use them for any other transxriptions. James Jamerson Interview She always played with a pick, these tracks are so clean and un-mastered that you can tell it’s Jamerson. F or me jamse of the nice benefits of this website is having the opportunity to hear from fascinating people from all over.

While not thought of as a bassist in the traditional sense, Stevie was nonetheless a true Motown Bass pioneer in the early seventies and helped popularize the use of the newly emerging synthesizer for recording bass parts. Jamerxon are some comments I’ve gotten about my isolated Motown tracks. When I asked Randy if I could reprint his story on my site, he asked that I include the following info: But I am also obsessed with its mangled beauty and its powerful rich history. I live and breath James Jamerson.

Here I am on the phone with one of the senior members of Universal Music and he’s complimenting my jamew playing. I really just wanted to save it. Yes, it is very blown out, and third world as far as modern cities go. I published a number of documents on my website while they were demolishing the building, and that got national attention thanks to NPR.


I was ecstatic to see the James Jamerson isolated tracks on your page. Many family members gave me great shit janerson not selling this stuff, although a few did understand my altruism. A sk any good bassist who their influences are, and surely the legendary James Jamerson will be somewhere near the top of their list.

Bass Players – James Jamerson

What’s Going On James Jamerson 2. It also wouldn’t be too far of a stretch to simply play with flatwounds, and they’re enjoying a little bit of a comeback the Weeknd’s Can’t Feel My Face for example. For years I heard those tracks, amazing to hear it isolated that way. Keep in mind that on some of these isolated bass tracks the bass doesn’t enter right away, or there are breakdowns within the song, so you’ll hear occasional gaps of silence.

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Was he using tganscriptions foam under the strings? It’s really wonderful of you to make them available, it took some work and I really appreciate it. Similar to reggae if you think about it like that. Brick House Ron LaPread Or attempt to, anyway.