80-20 Bass - Article #1

What IS 80-20 Bass?

"the most commonly used devices in rock, pop, blues, reggae, soul and more..."

80-20 Bass is based on transcribing and analysing literally thousands of bass lines raning from pop and rock to country, blues, soul and more.  Bass players I've looked at include James Jamerson, John Paul Jones, Paul McCartney, Tommy Shannon, Flea and dozens of others.

Here's an article I wrote introducing the concept of 80-20 Bass:


I highly recommend downloading and reading this article to get a feel for what I'm talking about. In the next article I'll clarify exactly what I mean when I use the term 'device.'  You can read the next article by clicking the blue 'Continue' button below:

Paul Wolfe/www.how-to-play-bass.com