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Must have (3/17/2010)
I keep coming back to this book & learn something new every time. I have NOT seen a better book for solid slap basics.

Young - Seattle, WA
Great Book (4/26/2007)
I remember getting this book back in the 80s (vinyl record included). I lost it and then borrowed my teacher's copy so I could copy the whole thing, which I had bound. I'm not sure what happened to that copy, but I played the hell out of it. I bought another copy, which has also been lost, and here I am contemplating buying it yet again. That should tell you something. I would recommend this book along with Jon Liebman's book Funk Bass because the latter does a better job getting into all 12 keys. I can't count the number of times I have ripped off the lines in Slap It! Don't forget your metronome.

Anthony - US
Tony Oppenheim - Slap It (8/13/2006)
very informative, slap right away, many cool essential exercises, great workout, sweet bass lines.



Steve - FL
AWESOME! (5/14/2006)
The book is GREAT! It includes notation, tab, and a CD! Just buy it!

Niecie - CA USA
Great book! (4/10/2006)
I love this book! It is comprehensive but not overwhelming...and when you're done going through all the etudes, you're just about to be a monster bass player!

Christian - Quebec, Canada
Still having fun (3/13/2006)
I must have one of the firsts prints, with the vinyl tracks. And I'm still having fun with this book over 22 years. Amazing book and, a must have!

Onno - The Netherlands, Europe
Great Job! (10/31/2005)
This book is amazing...I've only had it for a week and I've already learned more in a week then I have in the past year. Great Job!

Matt - CA
Slamming! (7/15/2005)
This is by far the Best Funk book out there. I have had it for over 10 years and keep coming back to it to brush up my chops.

Highly Reccommended!

Brad - Pa, USA
Sweet (3/23/2005)
i dont own it but my bass teacher said it was really good, o ya, WARNING no TAB in this book! only notation.

Justin Kuharchek - Clinton Twp. Michigan
Don't waste another moment (1/18/2005)
unlike many slap books which incorporate the same style of slap, most of them being very one dimensional. This one breaks it down. I noticed the difference immediately. from begining to end this book starts you on path to slap greatness.

jeff - united states
SLAP IT (10/5/2004)
Highly reccomended to everybody. This book will be useful forever along your career.

Alcide - Venice, Italy
BUY THIS BOOK!!! (10/1/2004)
If you want to learn how to slap on bass you HAVE to buy this book- It's hard complete and amazaing!

Enrico - Italy
Slap It... the standard! (4/26/2004)
This book is a classic that will keep you busy for a long time...years! I bought this when I was first starting bass years ago and still use it today!

Jim - USA
Definitely a must for every slap enthusiast (3/24/2004)
what I like:
+ after working your way through this book, you got it down!
+ very high level of the licks
+ incredible good playing on the CD

what I don't like:
- not all licks are on the CD
- there are no CD track numbers in the book
- the licks aren't in many different keys, mostly E or G


Marc - Germany
A Classic (2/8/2004)
JUST BUY IT!!!

PERRY - canada
Awsome (8/11/2003)
This is the best slap bass book I've ever seen. I'm having a fantastic time cycling through the material.
All of the licks will stick.

Anil - Toronto, Canada
SLAP IT! (5/30/2003)
One of the best books you can buy. These licks introduced in this book are on fire.

Dee-Time - Arkansas
Slapt It! (5/14/2003)
You want better? Try a Victor Wooten brain transplant!

Euclides - Brazil
Slap It (5/1/2003)
This book is a piece of slap history.

Byron - LA, USA
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