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Need help with an original slap solo

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by sunburstbasser, Dec 21, 2003.


  1. sunburstbasser

    sunburstbasser

    Oct 18, 2003
    My school's jazz band got a new chart, a funk song, and the director wants me to play a bass solo. This being funk, I wanted to try a slap solo. The problem is, I can't come up with more than two measures of stuff. What are some things I can do to link the little bits together? The song is a 12-bar blues progression in Bb, funk style straight 8s.

    Thanks for any help.
     
  2. Check out bass solos by Louis Johnson, of the Brothers Johnson, to get some ideas.
     
  3. sunburstbasser

    sunburstbasser

    Oct 18, 2003
    Already dig 'em, I'll try learning some stuff now!