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New Article – Basic Slap Bass patterns

We added a first article called "Basic slap patterns and the problem of inconsistent nomenclature". There are a lot of confusion about names for slap...
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Marshall Lytle on Branson Webcast Show

Legendary slap bass player of the Bill Haley and the Comets, Marshall Lytle, recently gave an interview to Branson Webcast Show. You can watch...
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New Ray Campi Interview

We had an honor to interview one of rare players that kept tradition of slap bass alive in the 1970's - Ray Campi! He was...

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...

New interview with James Kirkland

Hey friends, we have another interview on our website. And this time it's with the legendary rockabilly and country bassist James Kirkland. Check it...
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Art of Slap Bass is back!

Hello bass slappers!As we announced it on our FB page earlier today, we have some exciting news for you.
Kevin Smith's Interview for Art of Slap Bass

Interview with Kevin Smith

I still remember hearing the album Stranger Things by High Noon for the first time. I was in high school and already...

Bill Johnson

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

In just a first few weeks we got more than 1000 YouTube views of the first AOSB video episode and almost 100 members including...
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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...