Jazz Bass Slapping

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Impulsee, Jan 6, 2003.

  1. Do i suck at slapping??~?? I have a newer mexican fender jazz bass, and the slapping on it just doesent sound that great...actually its pretty ****ty, do i suck at slapping or are thoes basses just not slappers??~??
  2. SuperDuck


    Sep 26, 2000
    Now, I'm not saying you suck, but Jazz Basses are killer slappers. Proper practice goes a long way when trying to achieve a good slap tone. How long have you been playing? What kind of amp are you playing through?
  3. wow im dumb lol. Iv been playing for roughly 2 years. All i have is a small crate amp, and after reading your reply, im like "DUHHHHH THE AMP" yeah, i take lessons and the slapping is awesome i guess i just forgot about good amps ^_^. thanx man
  4. supergreg


    Jan 20, 2002
    Something else you might want to under consideration is how well it plays for finger style. You didn't say anything about so I am assuming that it is fine, but if not you may want to get it set up.