Slap and pop the bass

Roy Vogt Lesson time: (61min 5sec)

Building on last lesson, let's continue with slapping and popping. This is a style that goes all the way back to the 60s and Larry Graham, who originated it. This style is played to this day by bassists like Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller, and Victor Wooten. It's a lot of fun and can really add an intersting sound and feel to your lines. To prepare for this chapter, review the 4x4 exercises from Lesson 1.

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How many people can lay claim to a career so varied that it includes appearances on MTV’s Headbanger’s Ball, Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreal Jazz Festival, the London Palladium, the Grand Ole Opry and the Kremlin? From Punk to Funk, the simplicity of Country and Blues to the complexity of HyperJazz and World Beat? Not many. Yet premier bassist and educator Roy Vogt has done all that and more.

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