Recommend me some great slappers to listen to...

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  1. Inconnu

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    other then Marcus, Victor and Stanley...
  2. Art Araya

    Art Araya Supporting Member

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    Double E I ain't got no time to play... Supporting Member

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  6. dbamta

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    Try Larry Kimpel (George Duke), Louis Johnson (Brothers Johnson) and Larry Graham (Graham Central Station). I believe Larry Graham is the father of slap bass.
  7. TonyP-

    TonyP- Excuse me but you have your I-IV-V in my II-V-I Gold Supporting Member

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    Hellborg has a unique slap style that's pretty different from the other listed.
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    Phalex Semper Gumby Supporting Member

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    Go back, way back...

    Graham and Johnson. The godfathers of slap.

    Then work your way forward.
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  13. Tituscrow

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    Oh, and the guy that plays with Stanley Jordan. I think his name is Charnett Moffat?
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    Tituscrow Banned

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    Also Norwood Fisher from Fishbone. And Nick Beggs from Kajagoogoo.
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    stingray69 Talkbass Legit Supporting Member

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    DWBass The Funkfather Supporting Member

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    If you can find anything..........Jay Tee Teterissa!

    Alex Al is another.
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    Prince @ 4:35
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    WillInDenver An ounce of perception, a pound of obscure. Supporting Member

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  20. low2groove

    low2groove Tyranis 4 / Lower Groove Guitars Supporting Member

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    Buy "the slap bass program" By Alexis Sklarevski. You won't regret it!
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