L166 Funky E7 slapbass #2 "the fill"

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BassMastaFlex said,


July 10, 2009 @ 8:22 pm

OMG! It’s the P Bass Slap #3 riff!!!! OMG ! I’M
GOING CRAZY! I LOVE THAT JAM!


billy13 said,


February 25, 2009 @ 4:11 pm

In response to sic1sic2,

This E7 lick, theoretically, goes like this… (remember the E7 scale would be E, F#, G#, A, B, C#, D. and the arp is E, G#, B, D)

1st part is just the root (E) with the flat 7th (D) and maj. 6th (C#). This combination of notes is used a lot because it sounds so funké!

Then, another classic little run from the maj. 2nd (F#) to the maj. 3rd (G#) by way of the bluesy min. 3rd (G). *This is the blue note. (I like to think of a 7th chord as somewhere between minor and major… both 3rds sound great!

The run at the end is just the major pentatonic scale (E, F#, G#, B, C#) starting on the B and going up to the G#.
Have fun with switching the minor pentatonic scale (E, G, A, B, D) and any combination of the two you like… in essence, have fun and get funky with it!
It just goes to show how important the rhythm and repetition is, because, as far as the choice of notes goes, there is no reinvention of the wheel… that is what is called tonality!

Hopes this helps somewhat.

Sincerely,
Billy


The Bucket said,


February 10, 2009 @ 6:43 pm

Yes, got it! Thanks.


The Bucket said,


February 10, 2009 @ 4:39 pm

Are you slapping using just the double-thumb method here or a combination of the slap styles?

Thanks.
No doublethumb here


sic1sic2 said,


February 8, 2009 @ 10:22 pm

honestly, i know you know you rock and alot of these people might not get the theory behind what youre doing, but I would really get alot out of that… is there anyway that you could go over some of these and explain or TAB what your plucking hand is doing to those notes?


Ottzilla said,


January 22, 2009 @ 4:48 pm

nice and fonky. That’s the way


Gauth said,


October 31, 2008 @ 3:49 pm

Man, you rock..amazing groove!


rmbass said,


October 29, 2008 @ 3:39 pm

easy chords,but wonderful groove and sound~~~


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