Slap bass FUNKDAMENTALS
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. Read full description…
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.
|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|
About the artist
Ted “Blyss” Gould
Ted "Blyss" Gould is a versatile bassist and music educator with experience teaching on the elementary through college level. He is a regular contributor to NoTreble.com and his popular bass channel on YouTube boasts 5,000 + subscribers.
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