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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Similar to reggae if you think about it like that. You have such a generous spirit to make these basslines available in this format.

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Never thought I’d get to hear isolated Jamerzon tracks and the Jackson 5 stuff was excellent too. ABC Wilton Felder Was he using the foam under the strings? Welcome to my Motown Bass page! Once again, I offer these Motown tracks for study purposes only and clearly with good intention for the bass community. Have any comments on the Motown bass tracks? Don’t use the sub to sell or advertise your gear with very few exceptions, ask the mods. You can read more here: The 3 guitars were mixed to one track while you were recording live, Jamerson had his own bass track, the drums were cut on one, sometimes on 2 transcriiptions The piano on one, percussion on another.

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 reason. Never thought I’d listen to these basslines this way! So, you bsas there is 6 gone bas there.

What Randy found is just amazing, and he kindly gave me permission to reprint the Motown document images he sent, and his story as well. I put in 2 hours today and I have fixed a bunch of things and found lots I did not hear with the original recording.


For copyright reasons I can’t include the actual Motown-released recordings for comparison, but on all tunes I’ve included a stripped-down mix of the original track, minus drums, to help hear the bass parts in context with the actual song.

I’ll tell them, but that’s not what’s important; it’s the feel. Actually, that’s the thing, the bass was pretty hot in the mix, if you listen to it carefully in any Motown recording. Want to add to the discussion? The second book of Transcriptions is called Motown Bass Classics. For years I heard those tracks, amazing to hear it isolated that way.

My personal explorations of the City ended up being detroitfunk. This might be hard to trannscriptions — but track it down if you can.

Jim Keltner was here Saturday night sitting at my computer and just delighted. Also, do not post links to giveaways where you personally benefit getting more entries by propagating spamming a link.

James Jamerson Interview I have no doubt reasonable former bass-playing people in the record industry can be open minded enough to see the good in all of this and realize that hearing Motown bass this way is our version of “the bottom line”. Similarly, please send any comments or critiques to the moderators.


He did say that he would find out how to go about licensing them to me, however. Randy, who is also a bass player, checked out my Motown Bass page and was eager to share his own personal Motown experience. Thank you and congrats on your web site!

Resist the urge to start “gig pic” “bass face” and “family photo” threads. His parts here are isolated right off the original Motown 8-track master, so here’s your chance to hear every jaamerson James played on these records. You can read more here:. Without the link I don’t think it would have been possible. It sat well in the mix and listeners felt it more than they heard it in some cases. It seemed to me the world was getting smaller by the minute. Every measure is unique, there is not a single measure that repeats throughout the tune and yet the groove is utterly compelling from start to finish.


It is eye opening and ear popping! She always played with a pick, these tracks are so clean and un-mastered that you can tell it’s Jamerson. That’s why they are in this specific collection. So in iames, I’ve password-protected the page until licensing details are worked out, assuming that the option stays on the table.

What I found still blows my mind. It’s really wonderful of you to make them available, it took some work and I really appreciate it. James Jamerson Discography To read a rare Jamerson interview, click this link: A horn jajerson instrumental track driven by another great Jamerson line.

The bassline on this track is a study in itself. Not a subject for everyone, but fascinating if its your bag. It’s my belief that the “fair use” doctrine of section of US Copyright law allows me to make these tracks available to the public for the sole purpose of study, review or critical analysis. This is an all time great bass line