Standing in the Shadows of Motown: The Life and Music of Legendary Bassist James Jamerson

Standing in the Shadows of Motown: The Life and Music of Legendary Bassist James Jamerson

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Standing in the Shadows of Motown: The Life and Music of Legendary Bassist James Jamerson by Allan Slutsky, James Jamerson, Allen Slutsky

(Guitar Book). Bassist James Jamerson was the embodiment of the Motown spirit and groove the invisible entity whose playing inspired thousands. His tumultuous life and musical brilliance are explored in depth through hundreds of interviews, 49 transcribed musical scores, two hours of recorded all-star performances, and more than 50 rarely seen photos in this stellar tribute to behind-the-scenes Motown. Features access to 120-minutes of audio! Allan Slutsky's 2002 documentary of the same name is the winner of the New York Film Critics "Best Documentary of the Year" award! Songs include: Ain't No Mountain High Enough
• Ain't Nothing like the Real Thing
• Ain't That Peculiar
• Bernadette
• Come 'Round Here (I'm the One You Need)
• Darling Dear
• Don't Mess with Bill
• For Once in My Life
• Home Cookin'
• How Long Has That Evening Train Been Gone
• How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
• I Heard It Through the Grapevine
• I Was Made to Love Her
• I'm Gonna Make You Love Me
• My Guy
• Nowhere to Run
• Reach Out I'll Be There
• What's Going On
• You Can't Hurry Love
• and many more excerpts and riffs. The audio is accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780881888829
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date: 05/28/1989
Series: Biographies and Commentary: Pop/Rock/Jazz Series
Edition description: BOOK & CD
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 353,699
Product dimensions: 12.00(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.51(d)

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Standing in the Shadows of Motown: The Life and Music of Legendary Bassist James Jamerson 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is an excellent source to get a glimpse inside the musical mind of an extraordinary bassist.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago