Slap Bass Fundamentals With Phil Mann: Volume 1

This course is for anyone who wants to get into the fantastic and funkilicious world of slap bass. Popularised by the likes of Mark King, Flea and Victor Wooten, it’s a killer technique that has become an essential part of playing bass. This course focuses on how to develop the proper right- and left-hand technique, including how to play basic octaves, hammer-ons and pull-offs. Get funky and stand out from the crowd!

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This course is for anyone who wants to get into the fantastic and funkilicious technique of slap bass.

In this course, world renowned educator, Phil Mann takes you right from the start of getting your slap technique chops together in a clear, concise and step by step manner that will have you slapping and popping your own grooves in no time!

In This Course You’re Going to Learn:

  • The importance of instrument set-up and EQ
  • How to ‘thumb the string’ correctly
  • How to ‘pop’ a note with a clear and percussive attack
  • How to easily combine your ‘slaps’ and ‘pops’
  • How to effectively use hammer-ons within your slap grooves
  • The importance of ghost notes and how to achieve them
  • How to put it all together
  • And much more

Ready? Let’s jump in!