Giants of Bass – Bernard Edwards

‘Chic Unique’ was written to represent Bernard Edwards’ bass work with Chic and Sister Sledge during the seventies and eighties. The line features many common elements of his playing style, including a heavy use of chord tones, the use of ghost notes, the use of open string jumps, and the use of ascending and descending double chromatic passing notes.

In keeping with Bernard’s playing style there is a lot of repetition in this line, and minimal use of bass fills.

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