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- Jamerson was the subject of a 1989 book by Allan Slutsky (aka "Dr. Licks") titled Standing in the Shadows of Motown.
- Jamerson was becoming a neighborhood hero, driving around Detroit with his upright bass sticking out of his car window.
- Jamerson was at the heart of this colorful crew.
- James Jamerson is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the fifteenth annual induction dinner.
- James Jamerson, the legendary Motown bassist, is an excellent example; the Motown sound would not have been possible without the electric bass.
- The film was inspired by a 1989 bass guitar instruction book of the same name, by Allan Slutsky, which features the bass lines of James Jamerson.
- Jamerson gave his total being to a track, and that’s why he’s the master.
- Like Jamerson, Entwistle is credited as a pioneer on the bass guitar.
- From James Jamerson and Bootsy Collins to John Entwistle and Flea, this book examines the genesis of bass guitar.
- Jamerson built on this foundation and incorporated more melodic lines, at times almost serving a complementary role to the lead vocal.
- James Jamerson played bass on this selection with a style and fluency seldom heard in common hours.
- Fortunately, this aesthetic fit in perfectly with the style of long-time Motown sessionmen like bassist James Jamerson and guitarist Joe Messina.
- But Jamerson also had a profound influence on the state of the recording art.
- Several Motown record producers, including Berry Gordy, refused to work on sessions unless Benjamin was the drummer and James Jamerson was the bassist.
- Several Motown producers, most notably the Holland-Dozier-Holland team, preferred to have Jamerson in on as many of their recording sessions as possible.
- The song opens with a classic fill by [drummer] Benny Benjamin followed by eight bars of Jamerson at his best.
- James Jamerson, Paul McCartney, and Tim Bogert are classic examples of players using the entire fingerboard while serving the song.
- Years later, Jamerson played on a hit record of a song written by Wylie, "With This Ring" by the Platters (Musicor, number 12 R&B, spring 1967).
- In contrast to Jamerson, some bass players such as Billy Sheehan may use all four fingers.
- He has said his early influences included Ray Brown and Ron Carter on upright bass; and James Jamerson, Paul McCartney and Chuck Rainey on electric bass.
- Jamerson lost one of his closest friends, Motown drummer Benny Benjamin, to heroin addiction.
- After years of chronic health problems and a heroin addiction, Benny Benjamin died and James Jamerson 's alcoholism began to take its toll.
- Long troubled by alcoholism, Jamerson died in 1983 of pneumonia in Los Angeles, California.
- James Jamerson dies of pneumonia and broken hearted (almost forgotten) in Los Angeles.
- In 1958, Johnnie Mae Matthews, owner of Northern Records heard Jamerson at a Supersuds club gig and asked him to play on sessions for the label.
- By playing with the blues-based band, Jamerson learned how to play the blues, while on his other gigs he played all kinds of jazz.
- Bassist James Jamerson was the embodiment of the Motown spirit and groove - the invisible entity whose playing inspired thousands.
- James Jamerson Born and raised in Charleston, SC, legendary Motown bassist James Jamerson single-handedly revolutionized bass playing.
- Playing just an ordinary Fender Precision, Jamerson was able to take the instrument to new heights.
- At Northwestern High, Jamerson picked up an upright bass that was lying on the floor in the music room and "found" his instrument.
- The authenticity of any instrument submitted will be determined by James Jamerson Jr.
- While this made it more difficult to play, Jamerson believed it improved the quality of the tone.
- It is the kind of tone you hear on most Motown recordings, as played by a pioneering young James Jamerson.
- It is the kind of tone you hear on most Motown recordings, as played by a pioneering young bassist, James Jamerson.
- Like Jamerson, most of the other Funk Brothers were jazz musicians who had been recruited by Gordy.
- The planets must have been aligned over Detroit that day, as Jamerson quickly took to an instrument he didn’t particularly care for at first.
- A native of Charleston, South Carolina, Jamerson moved with his mother to Detroit in 1954.
- James Jamerson moves to Detroit and takes up the bass.
- Babbitt traded off sessions with main Motown bassist James Jamerson, and was favored over Jamerson by producer Norman Whitfield.
- Another gold hit that featured Jamerson was "Then Came You" by Dionne Warwick and the Spinners (number two R&B, number one pop, fall 1974).
- Jamerson learned to play the double bass at Northwestern High School.
- Jamerson played even his busiest basslines using only his right-hand index finger and using all upstrokes, a carryover from his style on the double bass.
- James Jamerson played the bass lines for 100's of hit songs on one instrument: his 1962 Fender Precision.
- What you want to do is learn to walk them chord changes, that is how Alphonso, Jaco, Stanley, Jamerson,etc.
- From listening though I would say a couple of greats are stanley, marcus, carter, jaco,anthony jackson, james jamerson, ray brown.
- Bassist James Jamerson was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000, and drummer Benny Benjamin in 2003.
- When Motown moved to Los Angeles in 1972, Jamerson followed, but he never quite fit in without his Funk Brothers surrounding him.
- Along with Jamerson at Motown, Chuck virtually defined the role of the electric bass in pop music.
- Some recordings she claims to have made for Motown are also credited to James Jamerson.
- More than 600 people paid their last respects to Jamerson in churches in Detroit and LA. One of his children, James Jamerson, Jr.
- But James Jamerson, Benny Benjamin and the rest of the Funk Brothers stayed home in Detroit so they could cut records.
- James Jamerson, legend, towering genius of Bass, has challenged countless bass players exposed to his playing.
- By contrast, many of Jamerson's bass lines for Motown were more melodic, more syncopated, and more improvisational than had been heard before.
- Babbitt and Jones were hired at Motown in part to cover for the unreliability of Jamerson and Benjamin.
- Jamerson and The Funk Brothers typically reported for work at 10 am and laid down the instrumental track for a song; the vocal tracks would be added later.
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