Sir Duke Bass Lesson and Tab: The MUST KNOW Bass Unison

2018-11-11T11:56:41+00:00October 19th, 2018|4 Comments

This week we’re looking at one of the most popular unison bass lines in the shape of the instrumental section from Sir Duke by Stevie Wonder (played by Nate Watts)

The Little Things

I learned this line many, many years ago but recently realised the original line is quite different from how I played it. So in this lesson I’ll give you some tips on how to learn long unison lines and sound a little more like the original Nate version.

The Riff

Practice Tracks:

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  1. Fernando Barao October 21, 2018 at 5:58 pm - Reply

    Hi Mark,
    There’s been a lot that’s been trying to learn this line; now it seems easier to me than it used to be. Very well explained, thank you very much.
    Cheer, all the best

  2. Rob Gador November 5, 2018 at 11:09 pm - Reply

    Awesome lesson Mark!. I love Nate Watts/Stevie Wonder bass lines – so melodic and funky. I couldn’t find the TAB anywhere but I actually liked writing it out and learning it this way too.
    Cheers, Rob

  3. Peter Geores November 8, 2018 at 1:06 am - Reply

    You are clear, concise and easy to follow. Thank you so much!

  4. Adam S Krause November 8, 2018 at 2:43 am - Reply

    Great tutorial. Thanks!

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