Giants of Bass – Stanley Clarke

'Back to School' was written to reflect the contributions that Stanley Clarke has made to the development of the bass guitar as a solo instrument. It features strummed power chords, slap and pop grooves, chordal fingerstyle passages, manipulated harmonics, and an aggressively played bass solo.

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:

Don’t forget to hit the Download Resources button above to get the PDF transcription and the audio files for this piece (available to subscribers only).

This course is 36 MINUTES long and contains the following videos, each of which can be selected from the video player above: