Slap It!

Funk Studies for the Electric Bass

Tony Oppenheim (composer), Tony Oppenheim (author)


  • Electric Bass


25th Anniversary Edition, expanded with more audio tracks available! Presser’s best-selling Slap It! has a fresh look and enhanced content to celebrate its 25 years as a leader in the funk arena. Oppenheim’s step-by-step instruction book includes over 150 musical examples in slap, laid out in standard notation and now TAB. String popping, dead notes, hammer-on and lift-off – Slap It! covers the basics and continues right up to highly advanced slap skills. A full 98 examples are available for download (see Registered Media tab below). Slap It! is ready to lead for years to come!
SKU: 414-41138
Dedication: to my parents with love
Publisher: Theodore Presser Company
Product Type: Methods and Studies
Accompanied: Unaccompanied Solo
Weight: 0.45 lbs.
UPC: 6-80160-08973-4
Preface to the fifth edition
Using the CD
Open String Exercises
Definitions of Special Notation
String Popping Exercises
Hammered on the lifted off notes
Dead Notes
Octave Notes
Octaves with Hammered on notes
Hammered on octaves patterns
Hammered on octaves patterns with dead notes
Introduction to slap bass studies

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