Lesson: Soul/Funk Fingerstyle Bass Groove
In this lesson, we’ll explore some fingerstyle soul/funk with a nice groove in A.
As with the previous lesson, I’m making use of open strings to achieve some fast note doubling (this time, A and D).
Follow along with the video and this transcription (PDF).
For the gear heads: I’m playing a Sandberg California TT MarloweDK Signature bass through through a Boss JS-10 with a built-in drum loop. I use a “rock guitar” effects patch with some ambience to match the drums. All of this is recorded into a Zoom Q3HD (line in).
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