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upright slap bass livestream with djordje stijepovic and kevin smith

Slapstream with Djordje – New Slap Bass Livestream

You heard it well. Djordje Stijepovic just started a new livestream dedicated solely to slap bass! "Slapstream with Djordje - Live from...

RIP Al Rex

One of the last original rock'n'roll slappers Al Rex passed quietly (not related to Covid-19) in his sleep at his...

Slap Bass Notation

One of the goals for the Art of Slap Bass is to provide as much information and resources as possible for further...
Nashville A-Team bassist

Interview with Bob Moore

There are not that many old timers left to pass along their knowledge and experience. Bob Moore is definitely one of them....

Walter Page

Let’s put an ear on Walter Page today, born on February 9, 1900 in Gaitlin, Missouri. Page’s family moved...

Thelma Terry, A Bass Player To Remember

Thelma Terry, double bass player and band leader; she held her bass with a firm understanding of its abilities. She stepped...

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RIP Al Rex

One of the last original rock'n'roll slappers Al Rex passed quietly (not related to Covid-19) in his sleep at his...

Slap Bass Notation

One of the goals for the Art of Slap Bass is to provide as much information and resources as possible for further...

Walter Page

Let’s put an ear on Walter Page today, born on February 9, 1900 in Gaitlin, Missouri. Page’s family moved...

Thelma Terry, A Bass Player To Remember

Thelma Terry, double bass player and band leader; she held her bass with a firm understanding of its abilities. She stepped...
Chester Zardis, little bear, slaps his upright bass

Chester Zardis

An initial idea to write, now legendary, article New Orleans String Bass Pioneers, that came out in December 1990, Daniel Meyer had...

Bill Johnson

Bill Johnson was one of the first and most prominent exponents of slap bass in American music. He was born today (August...

REVIEWS

didi beck's rockabilly slap bass instructional book for double bass

Rockabilly Slapbass

A Slight Introduction (CD Included) by Didi Beck First I have to mention that I am extremely appreciative, and encourage any effort when I see people...
nicolas dubouchet instructional slap bass dvd slapology

Slapology

Méthode de Slap pour contrebasse par Nicolas Dubouchet There are very few instructional DVDs about slap technique on the double bass available on the market. The...
Bluegrass Slap Bass Instructional Video

Slap Bass by Marshall Wilborn

Marshall Wilborn’s instructional DVD is one of the oldest slap bass instructional videos. It’s the third installment...