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Wilton Felder

The legendary saxophonist/co-leader of the Crusaders and busy L.A. session bassist in the ’70s played on many Jackson 5 recordings, including “I Want You Back” [from Diana Ross Presents the Jackson 5, Motown, 1969], which Wilton discussed for BP’s July ’98 complete transcription. He recalled, “The bass part, which essentially mirrors and counters the melody, was mostly written out. I added just a bit of myself to it. As a sax player, I related to the line’s hip chromatic movement—but being self taught, I found the fingerings a bit intimidating.”