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Slap It!
Funk Studies for the Electric Bass
By Tony Oppenheim

Chamber Music bass guitar
Funk Studies for the Electric Bass. Composed by Tony Oppenheim. Sws. Back To School. Technique, Learn To Play and Instructional. Instructional book & online audio. With standard bass notation, bass tablature, instructional text and instructional photos. 48 pages. Theodore Presser Company #414-41138. Published by Theodore Presser Company (PR.414411380).

Item Number: PR.414411380

9x12 inches. Text: Tony Oppenheim. Tony Oppenheim.

We're happy to announce the 25th Anniversary Edition of Slap It! When it was first released, Slap It! Funk Studies for the Electric Bass was the first book to be published on slap bass technique. Now almost 25 years later, Slap It! has become one of the standard books for electric bass players wanting to learn more about playing and sight-reading slap bass lines. Acclaimed as the most comprehensive study on slap bass technique, Slap It! contains 151 slap bass exercises in both standard and TAB notation, and 98 recorded slap bass examples on the included audio (that's 28 more slap bass tracks than any prior edition!).

  • Preface to the fifth edition 
  • Introduction 
  • Using the CD 
  • Open String Exercises 
  • Definitions of Special Notation 
  • String Popping Exercises 
  • Hammered on the lifted off notes 
  • Dead Notes 
  • Octave Notes 
  • Octaves with Hammered on notes 
  • Hammered on octaves patterns 
  • Hammered on octaves patterns with dead notes 
  • Introduction to slap bass studies 

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  • April 18, 2006 Awesome

    I purchased a subscription to slap it online. I thought that I was puchasing this book. The riffs online are AWESOME. Now I will purchase the book. I can't wait to get started with the book and the CD. Tony is a bad mamma jamma! You go Tony!

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  • November 14, 2005 Great Job!

    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!

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