"When the Bass player starts playing his Motown line, everyone heads for the dance floor."

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Motown Studies

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Lots of killer bass lines starting quite simple and moving into advanced level.  The bulk of the songs are at an intermediate level of difficulty.  Tremendous grooving play-alongs will make you LOVE this one.   

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We start with indentifying Jamersons' rhythmic cells and basic pitch sets, moving to songs/etudes.  Finally, we arrive at twenty-five pages of transcriptions of classic

Motown bass.

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Similar to What Makes Motown Bass Motown? but with many more killer transcriptions.   The first two chapters are learning the basic language at a beginning level.  The transcriptions are at an advanced level.

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As a reading book, most of the Motown and R&B songs are at an intermediate level.

**** This book has been on the "Best Seller" list for years.