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Stuart Clayton: Golliwog’s Cakewalk

When I see a video by Stuart Clayton, I’m usually at a loss for words. As many of you know, his transcriptions are stellar, and his bass playing is equally so.

Here’s what Stuart had to say about his latest video:

“This is my arrangement of Debussy’s ‘Golliwog’s Cakewalk’, from The Children’s Corner suite of piano pieces. I’ve wanted to play this on bass for many years, and when I wrote my book book Ultimate Tapping for Bass Guitar it seemed like a good chance to do it… It’s fiendishly difficult to play, and getting it to a performable standard has taken a couple of weeks of regular practice.”

Just incredible.