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Kansas – “Leftoverture”: The Complete Basslines, Part 8

Kansas – “Leftoverture”: The Complete Basslines, Part 8

Tim Fletcher and Troy Hughes’ epic project “Kansas: Leftoverture – The Complete Basslines” has, at last, reached its final chapter, featuring Dave Hope’s work on the eight minutes and twenty-five seconds album closer “Magnum Opus”.

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Bass Transcription: Jaco Pastorius’ “Jam In E”

Bass Transcription: Jaco Pastorius’ “Jam In E”

Today, Alex Lofoco is paying homage to the legendary Jaco Pastorius and the “Modern Electric Bass” educational video. Check out Alex’s transcription and analysis of Jaco’s “Jam In E”.

Kansas – “Leftoverture”: The Complete Basslines, Part 7

Kansas – “Leftoverture”: The Complete Basslines, Part 7

Tim Fletcher’s and Troy Hughes’ epic project “Kansas: Leftoverture – The Complete Basslines” has reached its seventh chapter, featuring Dave Hope’s work on “Cheyenne Anthem”.

Bass Transcription: John Paul Jones’ Bass Line on Dusty Springfield’s “Ain’t No Sun Since You’ve Been Gone”

Bass Transcription: John Paul Jones’ Bass Line on Dusty Springfield’s “Ain’t No Sun Since You’ve Been Gone”

Tim Fletcher took on John Paul Jones’ bass line on Dusty Springfield’s “Ain’t No Sun Since You’ve Been Gone” for his latest bass transcription. Check out his excellent take on the history of the tune, as well as his transcription and analysis.

Kansas – “Leftoverture”: The Complete Basslines, Part 6

Kansas – “Leftoverture”: The Complete Basslines, Part 6

Tim Fletcher and Troy Hughes’ epic project “Kansas: Leftoverture – The Complete Basslines” has reached its sixth chapter, featuring Dave Hope’s work on “Questions Of My Childhood”.

Bass Transcription: Jaco Pastorius’s Solo on “All American Alien Boy”

Bass Transcription: Jaco Pastorius’s Solo on “All American Alien Boy”

Please help us welcome our newest contributor, Alex Lofoco! Alex’s first entry offers up a great analysis and transcription of Jaco Pastorius's bass solo on Ian Hunter’s “All American Alien Boy”.

Kansas – “Leftoverture”: The Complete Basslines, Part 5

Kansas – “Leftoverture”: The Complete Basslines, Part 5

Tim Fletcher and Troy Hughes’ epic project “Kansas: Leftoverture – The Complete Basslines” has reached its fifth chapter, featuring Dave Hope’s work on “Opus Insert”.

Bass Transcription & Interview: Ariane Cap’s “El Soprano Diddle”

Bass Transcription & Interview: Ariane Cap’s “El Soprano Diddle”

Tim Fletcher is back with a new bass transcription, and this one also includes an interview and analysis. Check out the transcription (and the story behind it) on Ariane Cap’s “El Soprano Diddle”.

Kansas – “Leftoverture”: The Complete Basslines, Part 4

Kansas – “Leftoverture”: The Complete Basslines, Part 4

Tim Fletcher and Troy Hughes’ epic project “Kansas: Leftoverture – The Complete Basslines” has reached its fourth chapter, featuring Dave Hope’s work on “Miracles Out Of Nowhere”.

Kansas – “Leftoverture”: The Complete Basslines, Part 3

Kansas – “Leftoverture”: The Complete Basslines, Part 3

Part 3 of Tim Fletcher’s and Troy Hughes’ project, “Kansas: Leftoverture – The Complete Basslines”, features Dave Hope’s bass line for “What's On My Mind.” This includes a full transcription (with tab), analysis, playing hints, and playthrough video.

Kansas – “Leftoverture”: The Complete Basslines, Part 2

Kansas – “Leftoverture”: The Complete Basslines, Part 2

Part 2 of Tim Fletcher’s and Troy Hughes’ project, “Kansas: Leftoverture – The Complete Basslines”, features Dave Hope’s excellent bassline for “The Wall.” This includes a full transcription (with tab), analysis, playing hints, and playthrough video.

Kansas – “Leftoverture”: The Complete Basslines, Part 1

Kansas – “Leftoverture”: The Complete Basslines, Part 1

Tim Fletcher is back with a new and exciting project. After the enormous popularity of his bass transcription for Kansas’ “Carry on Wayward Son,” he teamed up with Troy Hughes to create a complete set for the Kansas album “Leftoverture.” Here’s Part 1.