Volume 08

Intro to Slapping Technique

In this lesson, I will introduce you to slapping and popping the bass.

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Volume 08

Song - Thank You For Letting Me Be Myself (Again)

In this lesson, I will show you a simple slap and pop song by Sly and the Family Stone.

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Volume 10

Slapping Tricks - #1

In this technique lesson, I will show you a fundamental slapping technique that can be used in just about any situation, involving a pop with hammer-on to a slap in octaves.

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Volume 10

Slapping Tricks - #2

Slap with a hammer on that goes to a pop. This is a simple and fundamental slapping technique that will form part of the foundation for many bass lines.

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Volume 10

Slapping Tricks - #3

Triplet slap and hammer on to a pop.... I'll show you another more flashy slapping technique that shows off a bit more speed. The technique can be added as a flourish or as a basic component of a slap bass line.

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Volume 11

You Can Call Me Al - Paul Simon

In this lesson, I will show you the parts for the Paul Simon song that features a unique bass slapping sound. These parts are overdubbed on the record so its not possible to play them all together but we will go over each of them, including the solo break.

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Volume 01

How to Fret a Note

In this lesson I will show you how to fret a note on the neck of the bass.

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Volume 08

Song - Brick House Commodores

In this song lesson, I will show you the bass parts for the Commodores hit, Brick House, which features some simple slap/pop riffs.

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