From the Stevie Wonder catalog, Nate covers his iconic bass lines

Bass Guru is thrilled to announce the release of new lesson packs from the great Nate Watts.

For over 40 years, Watts has anchored Stevie Wonder’s band, both live and in the studio. Drawing from two of the most powerful influences in the bass world—Motown master James Jamerson and Wonder’s unique keyboard bass style—Watts crafted his own deep-pocketed, melodically-savvy approach,

For the first time he demonstrates and breaks down many of his classic bass parts.

From the Stevie Wonder catalog, Nate covers his iconic bass lines in Do I Do, I Wish, Sir Duke, Master Blasterand more. He also plays through his parts on such records as I’m So Excited(Pointer Sisters),Say, Say, Say(Paul McCartney) and Waters of March(Jobim).

In addition, he demonstrates his live keyboard bass lines on Superstitionand Living for the City, and discusses his early bass influences, including James Jamerson, Bob Babbitt and Lucky Thompson.

The Bass Guru website allows easy access to lessons from some of today’s top bass players such as:

· Victor Wooten

· Felix Pastorius

· Lincoln Goines

· Linda Oh

Here’s how it works: The Bass Guru lesson packs include 5-7 individual videotaped lessons with major artists, set up by topic, that you can play and work on at your own pace. The content covers many subjects and is available for all levels -- beginner to pro.

“We are thrilled to have had the opportunity to work with Nate and delve into his classic bass parts, music that we all know” said Bass Guru President Rob Wallis.

To learn more about Bass Guru, and its app and web-based lessons, visit www.bassguru.com

Please visit bassguru.com to download a free lesson pack.

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