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  • Bass Transcription: Mattia La Maida’s Solo Bass Arrangement of Stevie Wonder’s “Superstition”

    Bass Transcription: Mattia La Maida’s Solo Bass Arrangement of Stevie Wonder’s “Superstition”

    The first thing we have to consider to play this arrangement is the accents. The trick is to emphasize the 2nd and 4th movement, just as a drummer would do with the snare drum. To do this use the “strum” technique (think Stanley Clarke in School Days), accenting the 2nd and 4th movement where I... »

  • Matt La Maida: Superstition

    Matt La Maida: Superstition

    Matt La Maida messaged me with a new, killer bass arrangement he worked out. This time around, Matt takes on Stevie Wonder’s “Superstition,” with lots of bass goodness and other effects. Matt says he has a transcription coming, so be on the lookout for it here. In the meantime, check out Matt’s popular cover of... »

  • Matt La Maida: “Ziggy Stardust” Solo Bass Arrangement

    Matt La Maida: “Ziggy Stardust” Solo Bass Arrangement

    Matt La Maida just shared this with us, and I was impressed. This is Matt’s tribute to David Bowie, with the bassist taking Bowie’s “Ziggy Stardust” and making it a terrific solo bass arrangement. [Editor’s note: Matt has published the transcription for this solo bass performance here on No Treble.] »