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Old 09-05-2019, 04:04 PM
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Is it that physically playing the parts is too difficult, or that you can't figure out the correct notes to play? If it's the second, there's no reason not to look up bass tabs on line or watch 'how to play the bass part for song X' videos on Youtube. If it's the first, my advice is to get a metronome program for your phone, and practice playing it half-speed, then gradually speeding up.

I think Jackson Five's "I Want You Back" is a tremendous bass line -- a little bit of everything (run-ups before the beat, single notes on the beat (at one point transforming to eighth notes filling in), descending bass line, even dropping out for a while, combined with a killer instantly-recognizable hook).