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Bright Sized Life

Jaco Pastorius Bass Solo


Song Written by Pat Metheny
1976 Bright Sized Life
Transcribed by Jim Bennett

B B B B
h = 170
DB B B B A B B B B B DB DB B A
Moderate

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; 44 DB
1
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P P L Q L Q DB P DB B
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B B B BBu BB DBB BB AA
B B B L B B B
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