Standing in the Shadows of Motown (The Life and Music of Legendary Bassist James Jamerson). By James Jamerson. Guitar Book. Softcover with CD. 208 pages. Hal Leonard #0995023000. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.698960).
ISBN 0881888826. 9x12 inches.
Bassist James Jamerson was the embodiment of the Motown spirit and groove – the invisible entity whose playing inspired thousands. His tumultuous life and musical brilliance are explored in depth through hundreds of interviews, 49 transcribed musical scores, two hours of recorded all-star performances, and more than 50 rarely seen photos in this stellar tribute to behind-the-scenes Motown. Features a 120-minute CD!
Allan Slutsky's 2002 documentary of the same name is the winner of the New York Film Critics “Best Documentary of the Year” award!