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Slaps Bass For Beginners
Bass Lessons

Heres something I wrote to help everyone who has never played 
slaps bass
or is having trouble playing slaps bass. I did NOT copy this out
of a book. Although I set it up like a book. If you still cant play 
something right ask me. Tell me what you think and if it helps 
or not.
It sounds better if you play the first bar twice then play the second
bar twice.

Slaps bass is using your right thumb (if left handed then left) to 
'slap' the strings. To slap use your right thumb to hit the string. 
Try and do
 this close to the fretboard. Twist your wrist and release the 
thumb after contact with
the string. This is one of the methods used to play slap bass. 
Do not hit
the string with force, it will only make background noises and wont
have a clear sound. Make sure that your slapping is accurate 
and firm.
Slapping is represented with an 'S' or a 'T'

Exercise 1

S       S       S       S       S       S       S       S        

1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +   1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +

Exercise 2

S       S       S   S   S   S   S       S       S   S   S   S

1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +   1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +

Ghost notes or dampened notes are notes that have no distinguishable 
and are shown with an 'x' This is rythm techique or is used to stop 
a note 
from ringing. You place your left fingers lightly over the string.
This should not produce any ringing sound. Be careful not to 

Exercise 3 

S       S       S   S   S   S   S       S       S   S   S   S 

1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +   1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +

Exercise 4 (with sixteenth notes)
S   S   S   S   S S S S S S S S   S   S   S   S   S S S S S S S S

1   +   2   +   3 e + a 4 e + a   1   +   2   +   3 e + a 4 e + a

Popping is a techinque used in slap bass. Using your index or 
middle finger pull
the string you are popping then release it. The string should 
snap back.
Slapping and popping should be done in one movement. The popping 
sound clear and loud and in time. Popping is shown with a 'P'
Exercise 5
S   S   P   S   S   P   S   P   S   S   P   S   S   P   S   P

1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +   1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +

Exercise 6

S   S   P   S S S   P   S   P    S S S   P   S   S   P   S   P

1 e + a 2 e + a 3 e + a 4 e + a   1 e + a 2 e + a 3 e + a 4 e + a  

Hammer-Ons are notes that you dont pick. You use your right hand 
fingers to strike the 
note. Pull-Offs are the same only they are in reverse. Hammers 
are shown with a 'H' or 
h then the note. Pull-Offs are shown with a 'PO' or p then the note

Exercise 7
S   S   P       S   S   P       S   S   P       S   S   P 

1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +   1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +

The following exercises are played using all the methods above.

Exercise 8
S   P   S   P   S   P   S   P    S   P   S   P   S   P   S   P

1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +    1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +

Exercise 9
S   S   S       P   S   S        S   S   S       P   S   S 

1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +    1   +   2   +   3   +   4   +

Exercise 10
S   S P     S   S P   S S S S S S  S   S P     S   S P   S S S S S S

1 e + a 2 e + a 3 e + a 4 e + e a  1 e + a 2 e + a 3 e + a 4 e + e a

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