Oye Como Va Bass Line…
Hello bass players and fans of bass playing! This month, we will be covering Santana’s “Oye Como Va”.
Santana’s version was inducted into the Latin Grammy Hall of Fame in 2001 and the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002. It was also included in the NPR 100 list, “The most important American musical works of the 20th century“.
Song: “Oye Como Va”
Writer(s): Tito Puente
Producer(s): Fred Catero & Carlos Santana
Bass Player: David Brown
Genre: Latin Rock
Album: Abraxas (1970)
Fig. 1 – Bass Line Main Groove
Fig. 2 – Intro Bass Fill
Fig. 3 – Verse and Bridge Bass Fill
Fig. 4 – Interlude
Fig. 5 – Bass Fill Before the Organ Solo
Fig. 6 – Last Verse Bass Fill
Fig. 7 – Last Guitar Solo Bass Fill
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