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Posted by dan lacour (126.96.36.199) on October 10, 2003 at 14:01:29:
In Reply to: How Do I get a Good Slap Sound from a Fender Jazz ? posted by Dman on October 07, 2003 at 20:45:36:
: Aight here is a challenge.......
: I have a American Std Passive Fender Jazz........
: And I'm in to Slap style playing ?
: Why the hell did you buy a Fender ? you might say
: well thats because I love the feel of it.....I've played
: a music man stingray which is great for slapping but i don't
: lijke how it feels.
: And I'm also in an R&B band as well as a funk band. The Passive Fender
: sound fits right in with the R&b band. Its warm and Smooth. But with the funk band I can't get the right slap sound I want...
: Well I Know I can buy another bass to use in the Funk Band, but I don't want to..
: I'm thinking of buying a Sadowskey pre amp pedal..........would this work ?
: If there is anyone out there who is getting a kick ass Slap sound from a Passive Fender Jazz...I wanna know your secret.........
Heaviest round-wound strings you can get. Lower the action as much as possible and get a Trace Elliot!
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