Again Slap

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by TriplePowerMax, Dec 1, 2005.

  1. TriplePowerMax


    Jul 2, 2005
    Who and when invented slap?
  2. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    "Slam" Stewart? Milt Hinton?
    Upright bass slappers from the '30s/'40s.
    If you wanna workout, try slapping one of Mule's URB figures on yer EB.
    Bass Player transcribed a couple a few years back(IIRC, Darryl Jones & Hinton grace the cover).

    Electric bass? I guess Larry Graham is considered the source...he probably began this method back in the early '60s?
    I have also read a Chuck Rainey interview where he mentioned Monk Montgomery as the 1st to slap ('50s?).