Slap It!

Funk Studies for The Electric Bass

Tony Oppenheim

Text by Tony Oppenheim
Book and CD
Item Number: 414-41138
Number of Pages: 48
Publisher: Theodore Presser Company
Print Status: In Print


Quick Overview

25th Anniversary Edition, expanded with more audio tracks on the included audio CD! 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. The included audio CD boasts 98 examples . Slap It! is ready to lead for years to come!


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Additional Information


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