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Stuart Clayton: “I Get High on You” Bass Playthrough
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Stuart Clayton: “I Get High on You” Bass Playthrough

Stuart Clayton published “The Plectrum Bass Book” earlier this year. Yesterday, he dropped this video of him playing along to Sly Stone’s “I Get High on You” - one of the earliest recordings by the great Bobby Vega.

Stuart Clayton: Cory Wong “News to Me” Bass Cover
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Stuart Clayton: Cory Wong “News to Me” Bass Cover

We’ve been digging what Cory Wong has been doing for a while now, especially when that involves Sonny T. Stuart Clayton shared this video of him playing along to Wong’s “News to Me,” and Sonny’s awesome bass line. Dig that ’66 Fender Jazz too!

Stuart Clayton Publishes “The Plectrum Bass Book”
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Stuart Clayton Publishes “The Plectrum Bass Book”

Stuart Clayton has released another great set of transcriptions in his latest offering, “The Plectrum Bass Book.” The collection of 16 complete bass lines highlights some of the best pick playing in bass history.

Bassline Publishing Releases “Stuart Hamm Bass Transcriptions – The Early Years”
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Bassline Publishing Releases “Stuart Hamm Bass Transcriptions – The Early Years”

Stuart Hamm has been creating jaw-dropping music for decades, and now Bassline Publishing is helping you to learn his back catalog. “Stuart Hamm Bass Transcriptions – The Early Years” features detailed transcriptions from Stu’s first three albums.

“The Mark King Bass Book” Gets Re-Release
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“The Mark King Bass Book” Gets Re-Release

Initially released in 2010, “The Mark King Bass Book” by Stuart Clayton has been re-licensed and re-released. The 192-page book features transcriptions of 10 of King’s bass lines from Level 42’s catalog as well as four live bass solos.

Stuart Clayton Publishes “The Chic Book”
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Stuart Clayton Publishes “The Chic Book”

It’s time to get your dance on. Stuart Clayton has just released “The Chic Book”, a transcription book that compiles 18 songs with both bass and guitar parts written out. That means you can learn the parts from both Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards.

10 Bass Books For Your Holiday Wish List
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10 Bass Books For Your Holiday Wish List

With the holidays right around the corner, it’s nice to have a few ideas to give your loved ones for gifts for their favorite bassist. That’s why we’ve compiled a handful of our favorite bass-centric books that were released this year.

Stuart Clayton: Midnight Express
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Stuart Clayton: Midnight Express

Stuart Clayton never ceases to amaze us. In this video, Stuart performs his bass arrangement of “Midnight Express” by Extreme guitarist Nuno Bettencourt.

Stuart Clayton Publishes “Bass Monsters” Transcription Book
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Stuart Clayton Publishes “Bass Monsters” Transcription Book

If you want to play like the behemoths of the bass, you’ll want to check out the new book by Stuart Clayton. “Bass Monsters” profiles sixteen players with transcriptions of some of the most challenging pieces ever written for bass.

Mario Guarini Publishes “Now It’s My Turn” Bass Transcription Book
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Mario Guarini Publishes “Now It’s My Turn” Bass Transcription Book

Mario Guarini’s 2017 album “Now It’s My Turn” is an amazing showcase for the bassist’s prowess. Now, Guarini teamed up with Stuart Clayton to release a detailed transcription book of all the bass playing from the album.

Stuart Clayton: “Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)” Bass Line Tutorial
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Stuart Clayton: “Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)” Bass Line Tutorial

Stuart Clayton published a great new bass line tutorial video and transcription featuring a true legend of bass. Check out his tutorial on Larry Graham’s line on the Sly & The Family Stone tune, “Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin).”

Stuart Clayton: “Teen Town” Bass Line Tutorial
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Stuart Clayton: “Teen Town” Bass Line Tutorial

Stuart Clayton always provides amazing lessons and transcriptions. In this clip, he walks through the bass line on “Teen Town,” written by Jaco Pastorius and released on the Weather Report album, “Heavy Weather.”