Slap bass FUNKDAMENTALS
Learn the fundamentals of playing slap from traditional to advanced modern techniques, and learn to construct your own slap bass lines.
In FUNKDAMENTALS, Ted “Blyss” Gould breaks down what it means to get down. Starting with the technique, you’ll learn the basics of how to produce an authentic slap sound. You’ll see how subtle changes in approach can have an important impact on the groove at large.
Ted takes you through the history of slap bass, peppering in some historical information and real-world examples. The etudes in this course are designed to work through a variety of tempos to help you build up your funk stamina.
If you’re an experienced bassist who’s never gone into the deep end of slap, the concepts outlined here will get you on the fast track to developing your own lines in the style. If you’re new to the instrument, Ted’s instruction and samples will build up your confidence and set the foundation for the role of funk bassist.
Total time: 64 minutes across 15 parts
|·||Introduction Free preview|
|·||Open String Exercises - E String|
|·||Open String Exercises - A String|
|·||Hammer-Ons, Beat 1|
|·||Hammer-Ons, Beat 2|
|·||Hammer-Ons, Beat 3|
|·||Hammer-Ons, Beat 4|
|·||Octaves with Hammer Ons|
|·||Applied Concepts 1|
|·||Applied Concepts 2|
|·||Applied Concepts 3|