Julia explains how to make your bass playing sound more like the legendary Motown Session Bassist James Jamerson. Including playing tips, a short guide how to make a foam mute out of a sponge and of course some tasty playing from Julia! What is your favourite James Jamerson Bassline? Let us know in the comments!
Interesting bits and pieces:
0:41 playing with one finger instead of two
1:22 play a lot of open strings
1:48 His Gear: P Bass, flatwounds & foam mute
1:59 how to make a foam mute out of a kitchen sponge
2:22 playing with foam mute
2:42 James Jamersons general approach to basslines
3:21 playing song | Ain't That Peculiar by Marvin Gaye
4:43 Julia's favourite James Jamerson bassline
5:15 what's your favourite James Jamerson bassline?
5:23 thanks for watching & please subscribe