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Teen Town technique

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by Andy3825, Oct 14, 2005.

  1. Andy3825


    Jul 31, 2005
    Meriden, CT
    In "Teen Town", is Jaco slapping the intro? It seems really fast to slap, and while I know it's possible, he could have just been attacking the strings hard when he played them. Does anyone know for sure?
  2. christoph h.

    christoph h.

    Mar 26, 2001
    it's fingerstyle. there are slapped versions, but not by jaco.
  3. The Owl

    The Owl

    Aug 14, 2005
    Atlanta GA
    The studio version is completely fingerstyle. Live, Jaco would do these slaps and slides in the beginning that were reminiscent of what conga palyers do before launching into the main body of the tune.

    Marcus Miller does an amazing slap version of Teen Town.