For this week’s CoutCam video – an amazing bassline-loop taken from Stevie Wonder’s “Boogie On Reggae Woman.”
This tune might have one of the sickest basslines in history.
I didn’t actually play that entire bassline – originally played on an amazing Moog bass-synth – but just extracted the main groove, so that I could turn it into a “solo-playable” piano part with the chord vamp on top.
Buddied up with my good friend Flip on drums, we created this CoutCam loop:
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Left hand bassline indicated in top keyboard image, the 1, 2, 3 is the right hand vamp-move (with the root – bassline is being played from that root – indicated below)
What would be (and, in the original is) the “logical” third chord where we would play the exact same figures and patterns, to complete this bluesy round?