Watch the Church online guitar lesson by David Santos from 50 Bass Grooves You MUST Know
This is a Gospel tune at a very fast tempo utilizing one note per beat or quarter notes, also known as walking bass. The form is 8 bars long and repeats 4 times for a total of 32 bars and ends on a whole note. Memorize every note and play it up to speed to build endurance and chops. Make the notes as long as you can and stay flowing and moving forward on the beat. Keep everybody chasing you but don't rush or play too uncomfortably far ahead. It's a fine line not to rush, but definitely push forward in the pocket to keep it driving. There are many well used bass lines that you really should know presented here in this one song.