Bass Transcription: Joni Mitchell w/ Jaco Pastorius – “In France they Kiss on Main Street (Shadows & Light)

Basslines

This inspired piece of bassage from the febrile fingers of the late great Jaco Pastorius graced the smouldering live Joni Mitchel album, “Shadows & Light” and has long exerted a spell over me. I finally settled to transcribe the first verse and interlude and discovered a wealth of fascinating lines, infused with great rhythmic and melodic sense and a strong R & B flavour.

In France They Kiss on Main Street

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