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Sharay Reed: What’s Going On Bass Solo

We often feature solo bass tunes, but this one is a little different. Sharay Reed channels the spirit of James Jamerson by playing a solo bass line to the Marvin Gaye hit “What’s Going On” in this clip from the One Mic show.

Reed weaves his own bass line for the song while keeping the groove in the Motown vein. His note choices perfectly outline the harmonies so you can clearly hear each part of the song. Gaye’s vocals are mixed in throughout the song for a beautiful and haunting effect.