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Groove Of The Week #56: Don Blackman – ‘Yabba Dabba Doo’

Don Blackman’s debut album (1982’s Don Blackman) is one of a handful of discs that falls into the category of ‘Records I Wish I’d Discovered 10 Years Earlier’, along with Donny Hathaway’s Extension…

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Groove Of The Week #55: Incognito – ‘Colibri’

If there was one album that irreversibly changed the course of my bass playing at a pivotal point in my development, then it was Incognito’s Tribes, Scribes and Vibes (1992). My first term…

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Groove Of The Week #54: Snarky Puppy – ‘Quarter Master’

The bass groove that serves as the introduction to ‘Quarter Master’ grabbed my attention the first time I heard it way back in 2012 and it’s been on my transcription to-do list ever…

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Groove Of The Week #53: Q-Tip – ‘WeFight/WeLove’

Raphael Saadiq might not be a household name in the bass community, but the bass has been at the heart of the singer and multi-instrumentalist’s diverse career from the very beginning. At the…

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