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stap thing stuffahhhhhhhhhhhhh

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by stuartford, Jun 25, 2001.


  1. has any one got any tips for someone who want to play good funky slap?????//
    like lines to practice

    help
     
  2. listen to Larry Graham stuff. He's the original as far as funky slapping goes IMO.
     
  3. Dave Castelo

    Dave Castelo

    Apr 19, 2000
    Mexico
    there are plenty of books and videos out there...

    many tips, scales, techniques... too bad i can´t get books and videos here on my town
     
  4. Christopher

    Christopher

    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    Check out www.libster.com. Go to "Lessons" and click on "Slap Stuff". If you can get through those lines, you should be on your way. BTW, one of them is a pretty well-known Louis Johnson riff; see if you can figure out where it's from.
     
  5. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Check out Alexis Sklarevski's The Slap Bass Program video - best video on slap technique there is.
     
  6. Send $10 for my correspond... err.... never mind!
     
  7. Bass-A-Nova

    Bass-A-Nova Guest

    Nov 2, 2000
    Cleveland
    Xav...don't you have an MTD dealership?