Getting Into Slap Bass (Book/CD Set)
21273BCD
Everything is covered here - starting with all the basics like octaves, hammer-ons and pull-offs. It then builds into the most advanced slap techniques including double and triple pops, flamenco thumb technique, and plucks. There are lessons in upright bass slap, as well as modal harmony studies. The grooves cover a wide range of styles that include jazz fusion, walking lines, fingerstyle conversion, pop/dance, funk/soul, bluegrass, Dixieland, etc. These lessons have something for almost any student; writte ...more
Product Number:
21273BCD
Format:
Book/CD Set
Skill Level:
Beginning
Notation Type:
Tab
Pages:
96
Binding:
Perfect Binding
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-7372-9
UPC:
796279099158
ISBN13:
978-07866-7372-8
Series:
Getting Into
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
9/18/2006
Everything is covered here - starting with all the basics like octaves, hammer-ons and pull-offs. It then builds into the most advanced slap techniques including double and triple pops, flamenco thumb technique, and plucks. There are lessons in upright bass slap, as well as modal harmony studies. The grooves cover a wide range of styles that include jazz fusion, walking lines, fingerstyle conversion, pop/dance, funk/soul, bluegrass, Dixieland, etc. These lessons have something for almost any student; written in bass clef and tablature with CD.
Introduction
Chapter 1: Getting Started
Lesson 1: Thumb Technique exercise 1
Lesson 2: Adding Mutes and Thumb Strikes exercises 1-2
Lesson 3: Thumb Mutes exercise 1
Lesson 4: Pops exercises 1-2
Chapter 2: Hammer-Ons
Lesson 1: Hammer-On Basics exercises 1-2
Lesson 2: Mixing Hammer-Ons and Thumb Mutes exercises 1-3
Lesson 3: String Skipping with Hammer-Ons exercises 1-2
Lesson 4: Mixing Hammer-Ons with Pops exercises 1-2
Lesson 5: Hammer-Ons and Time exercises 1-2
Chapter 3: Pull-Offs
Lesson 1: Basic Pull-Offs exercise 1
Lesson 2: Mixing Pull-Offs and Hammer-Ons exercises 1-2
Lesson 3: Mixing Pull-Offs and Thumb Mutes exercises 1-2
Lesson 4: String Skipping with Pull-Offs exercises 1-2
Lesson 5: Mixing Pull-Offs,Thumb Mutes, and Hammer-Ons exercises 1-2
Chapter 4: Theory
Lesson 1: Scales
Lesson 2: Slapping Scale exercise 1
                Slapping Two Octave Scales exercises 2-3
Lesson 3: Mixolydian Patterns exercises 1-2
Lesson 4: Dorian Patterns exercise 1
Lesson 5: Minor Patterns exercise 1
Gear Chapter 5: Slap History
Lesson 1: Upright Bass Technique exercise 1
Lesson 2: Bluegrass & Country Music exercises 1-3
Lesson 3: Dixieland exercises 1-2
Lesson 4: Rockabilly exercises 1-2
Chapter 6: Open String Workouts
Lesson 1: Dance Grooves exercises 1-2
Lesson 2: Fusion Grooves exercises 1-3
Chapter 7: Finger Style Conversion
Lesson 1: Basic Conversion exercise 1
Lesson 2: Funk exercises 1-4
Lesson 3: Walking Lines exercises 1-2
Lesson 4: Shuffle Grooves exercises 1-2
Chapter 8: Percussive Slap
Lesson 1: Mixing Mutes exercises 1-3
Lesson 2: Leading With Pops exercises 1-4
Lesson 3: Patterns exercises 1-6
Chapter 9: Advanced Techniques
Lesson 1: Double Pops exercises 1-3
Lesson 2: Mixing Double Pops and Plucks exercises 1-2
Lesson 3: Mixing Double Pops, Dyads, and Percussive Grooves exercises 1-2
Lesson 4: Triple Pops exercises 1-5
Lesson 5: Flamenco Thumb Technique exercises 1-3
Lesson 6: Themes exercises 1-5
Notation
 
Getting Into Slap Bass - Mp3 file
Getting Into Slap Bass - Mp3 file
Getting Into Slap Bass - Mp3 file
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