Transcriptionist Aidan Hampson has turned his talents to to the work of prolific singer/songwriter Paul Simon.
His latest book, The Best of Paul Simon for Bass, features bass lines created by some of the greatest: Anthony Jackson, Tony Levin and Bakithi Kumalo on fretless bass.
The book includes 12 songs:
- Mother and Child Reunion
- Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard
- American Tune
- Still Crazy After All These Years
- 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover
- Slip Slidin’ Away
- Late in the Evening
- The Boy in the Bubble
- Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes
- You Can Call Me Al
The book, which includes tablature, notation, chord symbols and notes on technique, is available as a PDF, which you can download from Hampson’s site for $7.99.