Marcus Miller – ‘Son of Macbeth’ Bass Solo

In this video course I’ll be showing you how to play the bass solo from Marcus Miller’s song ‘Son of Macbeth’. This track appeared on his 2015 release Afrodeezia and is one of the most popular pieces on the album. Although this is undoubtedly a very challenging bass solo, it relies mostly on conventional slap technique and would make for a fantastic study piece for Intermediate/Advanced players.

For bassists who wish to learn the piece but require additional assistance with some of the techniques required, the following courses (all included in the monthly subscription cost) should prove useful:

A backing track is available for this course. To download it, hit the Download Resources button above. To download the transcription (with TAB and without), please visit the Free Stuff page. You can also find a full transcription of this song in the book Marcus Miller – Highlights from Afrodeezia.

This course is 54 MINUTES long and contains the following videos, each of which can be selected from the video player above: