Slap Bass Lessons
Slap bass is a cool technique that can set you apart from other bass players. Berklee College of Music faculty member and sought-after bass player Joe Santerre has drawn from his extensive experience in performing and teaching to create great lessons for rock bass players. Let him show you some basic slap bass lines to be used over one-chord rock.
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OBASS-130 Bass Performance 101
Study the music of famous electric and acoustic bass players, and learn to create and perform your own unique bass lines in a variety of different styles.
OBASS-234 Slap Bass
Popularized in the 70s with groups such as Sly and the Family Stone, slap bass has become an essential technique in any electric bassists toolkit. In Slap Bass, you will learn the fundamentals of playing slap, from traditional to advanced modern techniques, and learn to construct your own slap lines over original songs.