How To Improvise On The Spot Like James Jamerson

In this bass tutorial, I'll show you how to sound a little like James Jamerson, perhaps the greatest bass player of all time.

In this lesson, you will learn:

  1. How to get a James Jamerson bass tone
  2. Harmony, chord tones, and key
  3. Chord progressions
  4. Rhythm
  5. Chromaticism
  6. Improvising
  7. Technique - The Hook, raking
  8. Time keeping tip
  9. Soul influence
  10. Using different registers
  11. An incredible pattern!

Scroll down for that extremely useful pattern that you can actually use for any musical style.


A Very Useful Bass Pattern

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