SLAP BASS LINES. Berklee Press Publications JOE SANTERRE CD TABLATURE

SLAP BASS LINES. Berklee Press Publications JOE SANTERRE CD TABLATURE

Series: BERKLEE LABS

Publisher: Berklee Press Publications
Softcover with CD - TABLATURE
Author: Joe Santerre

Learn the art of creating a solid slap bass groove. Whether you're an aspiring or seasoned bassist, this workshop will teach you many of the slap bass lines and styles found in your favorite rock, funk and jazz tunes, and inspire you to experiment with your own creations. Includes helpful exercises, strategies for locking in with the drummer, tips for reading chord symbols, standard notation & tab, a list of suggested recordings to check out, and an accompanying CD with play-along tracks. 58 pages

Welcome to Slap Bass Lines. This book is designed to help bass players create solid slap bass grooves

in rock, funk, and jazz music. The examples throughout the book will help you understand how to
create a good slap bass line.
The Basics
Bass players using this book should know:
• basic music theory;
• the notes on the bass fingerboard (at least through fourth position);
• how to play in position, keeping a finger on each fret;
• how to mute open strings so that the only note heard is the one being played.
"Theory Review" pages are a resource for any items you may need to louk up as you go through the
exercies.
The Role of the Bass Player
In any style, the bass's role in the groove is the same: to keep time and to outline the tonality. When
developing bass lines, these two things should always be your goal.
About the Book
There are eight lessons in Slap Bass Lines. Each lesson contains several practice exercises, a song that
utilizes the exercises, and play-along tracks on the accompanying CD. Also included in each
lesson are blank staffs for you to write out your own slap bass grooves.
Examples are given in regular notation and in tablature. The suggested fingerings are my own preferences.
If you prefer a different fingering, use that instead.
In addition to the exercises and play-along opportunities in this book, you can learn a lot by listening
to bass players on recordings and trying to imitate what they are playing. The suggested listening lists
at the beginning of each lesson will get you started. You will come across many other inspiring artists
on your own.
Though there are a variety of tempos and types of slap grooves in this book, it remains a very general
overview of how to create a solid slap bass line. Each track of the CD contains keyboards, drums, and
bass, and is designed for you to concentrate on the rhythm section sound. They are similar to rhythm
section tracks of the songs and music that you will come across in your usual listening.
Before you get started, make sure:
• your bass is in tune;
• your attacks on each note are consistent;
• you play with some attitude!

Introduction 
Theory Review 
Chords
Arpeggios

Lessons

Lesson 1:One-Chord Slap Grooves 
Thumb Pull. and Muted Notes
Song 1

Lesson 2:Two-Chord Slap Grooves 
Song 2
Lesson 3:Multiple-Chord Slap Grooves 
Song 3
Lesson 4:Syncopation and More Chord Tones 
Song 4
Lesson 5:Busy Slap Grooves 
Slides, Up Strokes, and Lifts
Song: Marcus My Words
Lesson 6:Kick Slap Grooves 
Song 6
Lesson 7:Shuffle or 12/8 Slap Grooves 
Lesson 8:Odd-Time Slap Grooves 
Audio Example
"Meaningful Growth" from The Scenic Route 
Scale Exercises
Major Pentatonic Scale Exercises 
Minor Pentatonic Scale Exercises 
Blues Scale Exercises 
About the Author 
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