In order to play slap bass, a bass player must think like a drummer –that is, to hit the strings with the thumb to get the right tone, the wrist must rotate in the same way a drummer’s wrist does when playing the traditional, or jazz, grip.
Working carefully through the exercise below will give you a firm understanding of blues bass lines basics. Then play your own grooving bass lines soon.
Top 5 Bass Lines & How to Play Them The bass is often an overlooked instrument, but it shouldn’t be. The bass provides powerful bass lines, which hold a song together or can even take the lead. Bass lines and grooves give the song its rhythm and help give the other instruments freedom to roam. […]
Seventh century music scholar Isidore of Seville said it was impossible to notate music. Boy, was he ever wrong: there is evidence that notation was practiced by the Egyptians in 3,000 BC. Ancient Greece also had a system, and other forms arose in China and Japan. Now you too can know the proper history of the staff.
Double Bass Drumming and Power Fills Workout was designed to help drummers at every level strengthen their playing and sharpen their skills…
This bass method covers the very basics such as the parts of the bass, how to hold the bass, understanding notes, rests, tempo, and time signature, while learning the music of The Beatles, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Police, and more.