THE TOTAL FUNK BASSIST

THE TOTAL FUNK BASSIST
The Total Funk Bassist is a unique and exciting journey through the diverse world of funk bass playing. Funk is one of the most popular genres for bass players, and it©s difficult to find a bassist who hasn©t been influenced by it. You can hear strong funk influences in many genres of music, including rock, jazz, and pop. At the heart of great funk bass playing is rhythm, and this book helps you fully understand that concept. Included are exercises and examples that will solidify your command of sixteenth notes, syncopation, and other funky rhythmic concepts. You©ll also learn the two essential funk bass techniques-fingerstyle and slap & pop©as well as others like double thumping and double plucking. Whether you are a beginning or advanced bass player, you©ll find practical, challenging, and fun lessons in The Total Funk Bassist. A CD demonstrating the examples in the book is included. Written in Standard Notation and TAB. 127 pages.
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  • Step-by-step approach to constructing funk bass lines
  • Essential funk concepts like sixteenth notes, syncopation, and muted notes
    Valuable lessons on laying down a solid groove
  • Important scales and chords found in the funk style
  • Examples using fingerstyle and slap & pop techniques
  • Sample bass lines in the styles of your favorite funk classics
The Total Funk Bassist is a unique and exciting journey through the diverse world of funk bass playing. Funk is one of the most popular genres for bass players, and it©s difficult to find a bassist who hasn©t been influenced by it. You can hear strong funk influences in many genres of music, including rock, jazz, and pop. At the heart of great funk bass playing is rhythm, and this book helps you fully understand that concept. Included are exercises and examples that will solidify your command of sixteenth notes, syncopation, and other funky rhythmic concepts. You©ll also learn the two essential funk bass techniques-fingerstyle and slap & pop©as well as others like double thumping and double plucking. Whether you are a beginning or advanced bass player, you©ll find practical, challenging, and fun lessons in The Total Funk Bassist. A CD demonstrating the examples in the book is included. Written in Standard Notation and TAB. 127 pages.
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