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How to Play Slap Bass Guitar

In this beginner level lesson pro bassist Alex Scott shows you how to play the slap and pop technique on bass guitar. He covers the right hand technique – slapping with your thumb, popping with your fingers – with exercises for getting used to these motions. You learn how to get that rhythmic sound using hammer-ons with your left hand – with exercises for practicing this technique. Alex then shows you how to combine the left and right hand to play some cool slap & pop bass lines. This is a great lesson that explains things in a way that is easy to understand. Alex also does a great job of teaching you how apply techniques used on guitar to play slap and pop on bass.

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