Here’s a video that will get you moving in your seat. Bassist Larry Williams drives the bus in this clip of the Mike Wheeler Band performing “That’s What Love Will Make You Do.”
His enormous energy propels the group’s groove, but it’s his ferocious solo at the 4:18 mark that steals the show. After he builds from fingerstyle to slap, Wheeler asks Williams “What if James Brown came down here? What would you play?” Williams obliges by running through a few of the soul star’s grooves before getting back to the tune at hand.