Here is a great video of Stephen Burner aka Thundercat breaking down his favorite bass lines of all time.
Thundercat first came to prominence as a member of Suicidal Tendencies. Since then, he has released four studio albums and has collaborated with many artists over the years. Most notably with Erykah Badu, Kamasi Washington, and Mac Miller to name a few. He is also noted for his work with Kendrick Lamar. He has appeared on Kendrick’s “To Pimp a Butterfly” album, for which he won a Grammy Award.
As an artist, he released 4 albums under his name – The Golden Age of Apocalypse, Apocalypse, Drunk, and It Is What It Is.
Some of the songs discussed in the video are –
– D’Angelo – Lady
– The System – You Are in My System
– Bernard Wright – Haboglabotribin
– Cream – Sunshine of Your Love
– Graham Central Station – Hair
– Herbie Hancock – Chameleon
– Jaco Pastorius – Portrait of Tracy