I have thought about making some UBass lessons for a while.
So let’s kick it off with a pop song divided in a two part lesson.
The song that I will cover here is ”Moon Over Bourbon Street” by Sting.
First up is the sheet music/TAB and some links to get you started!
In part two I will do a short video explaining how I play it on my fretless UBass.
If you don’t have the fretless model or not a UBass at all…buy one NOW 🙂
…please do they are serious business and really fun to play…but before you get one why not practice the pass part on a standard bass or your upright…that way it’ll be easier to play it once you pick up your UBass :-)))
Suggested working order!
1. Download the PDF (to open/print you need a password – send an email to:
email@example.com and I’ll send you one!)
Or use the form below!
2. Check out the original Sting version on YouTube
As you probably hear I wander away from the chart from time to time.
My intention was to play it ”as is” (This info is actually written out in some charts to make sure you play exactly as written) but in the spirit of the moment I improvised a bit around the chart to make it a bit more ”my own” AND I think it is a lot easier to make the music swing/groove if you put a little bit of YOU in the parts!