Slap Bass for Beginners

A 6-part course with Play Bass Now

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Course Overview

Add a key funk technique to your bass repertoire! This beginner and intermediate-friendly course covers the essentials of slap bass, and shows you how to refine the signature twang that your ears and soul crave. Review the basic thumb slap, the muted pluck, and more as you practice along with out-of-this-world riffs and rhythm patterns. Plus, learn how to play octaves and the minor pentatonic scale using the slap bass technique.


  • Total Time 58 min
  • Lessons 6
  • Attachments 4
  • Exercises 15
  • 31 CQ

6 Lessons in This Course

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