Recommend me some great slappers to listen to...

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by Inconnu, Nov 9, 2012.

  1. Inconnu


    Nov 1, 2005
    My bass-ment
    other then Marcus, Victor and Stanley...
  2. Art Araya

    Art Araya

    May 29, 2006
    Palm Coast, FL
    Mark King
    Louis Johnson
    Bill Dickens
  3. Myrriad

    Myrriad Banned

    Oct 11, 2012
    Obligatory Les Claypool from Primus and Flea from Red Hot Chili Peppers.
  4. Double E

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

    Dec 24, 2005
    Northeast Ohio
  5. dbamta


    Aug 25, 2009
    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.
  6. TonyP-

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

    Aug 21, 2003
    Boston Mass
    A-Designs Audio Mike Lull Custom Guitars Gallien Krueger amplification Tsunami Cables GHS Strings RMI Basswitch Nordstrand Pickups
    Hellborg has a unique slap style that's pretty different from the other listed.
  7. Stuart Hamm and Dave Larue
  8. Phalex

    Phalex Semper Gumby Supporting Member

    Oct 3, 2006
    G.R. MI
  9. Tituscrow

    Tituscrow Banned

    Feb 14, 2011
    NW England
  10. Go back, way back...

    Graham and Johnson. The godfathers of slap.

    Then work your way forward.
  11. Doug Wimbish

  12. Tituscrow

    Tituscrow Banned

    Feb 14, 2011
    NW England
    Oh, and the guy that plays with Stanley Jordan. I think his name is Charnett Moffat?
  13. Tituscrow

    Tituscrow Banned

    Feb 14, 2011
    NW England
    Also Norwood Fisher from Fishbone. And Nick Beggs from Kajagoogoo.
  14. stingray69

    stingray69 Talkbass Legit Supporting Member

    Aug 11, 2004
    St Louis Area
  15. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather

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

    Alex Al is another.
  16. Bass_Thumper


    Oct 20, 2009
    Madison, MS
    Brian Bromberg
  17. Clark Dark

    Clark Dark

    Mar 3, 2005
    Prince @ 4:35
  18. Altitude

    Altitude An ounce of perception, a pound of obscure. Supporting Member

    Mar 9, 2005
    Denver, nee Austin
    My favorite Mark King solo:

  19. low2groove

    low2groove Tyranis 4 / Lower Groove Guitars

    Jan 21, 2007
    Buy "the slap bass program" By Alexis Sklarevski. You won't regret it!
  20. bearhart74

    bearhart74 Supporting Member

    Feb 26, 2009
    Wojtek Pilichowski