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Slap Bass 101 – Part 5: Funk/Rock Scale Basics

Today, we continue the Slap Bass 101 series, adding the basic “funk/rock scale” – the minor pentatonic, with trills, to what we’ve learned so far.

Check out the entire Slap Bass 101 series:

Part 1: Slap Bass Introduction

Part 2 – Building on the Basics

Part 3 – Left Hand Slap & Hammer-Ons

Part 4 – Right Hand Pluck/Pop

Thomas Risell, otherwise known as “MarloweDK”, is a bassist and music educator from Denmark. For more great bass lessons from MarloweDK, visit

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