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’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 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 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.”
Marcus Miller’s 2015 album “Afrodeezia” was yet another powerful collection of soulful music and incredible bass playing. Now you can get some of that bass playing in written format with a new release from Bassline Publishing.
Stuart Clayton is publishing so much content, like this “Giants of Bass” entry focusing on the style of the great John Paul Jones.
I’m always impressed with Stuart Clayton’s “Giants of Bass” video series. The companion to his books by the same name, Stuart breaks down the styles of various bassists with an original piece. Check out his piece, “A Portrait of Jaco”
I love it when Stuart Clayton posts one of his “Giants of Bass” videos. He named this one “Who Dunnit?” which focuses on the style of Duck Dunn.
Stuart Clayton worked as hard as anyone in 2018. His “Bass Lick of the Week” series was a major hit. We didn’t feature all of them, but the ones we did got huge views, landing him at #6 on the "reader favorite" list for 2018.
Stuart Clayton is back with another video in his “Giants of Bass” series. “This video is a performance of ‘The Wicked Vicar’, the Victor Wooten-style piece that I wrote for my 2017 book ‘Giants of Bass,'” Start shares.
We always love it when Stuart Clayton posts one of his “Giants of Bass” videos, and this clip is another great one. “This video is a performance of ‘A Nightmare… for the Fingers’, the Dream Theater/John Myung-style piece that I wrote for my 2017 book Giants of Bass. This track features some amazing musicians: Charlie Griffiths (Haken) on guitar, Jason...
Stuart Clayton completed his impressive one-year run of his “Bass Lick of the Week” series this week. In this episode, Stuart incorporates slap and pop along with strummed chords. As always, Stuart is offering up the backing track and a PDF worksheet containing the notation/TAB and instructions on how to play the line on his Bassline Publishing website. Well done,...