Re: modern artist/bass chords

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Posted by El Pájaro on January 10, 2001 at 17:36:56:

In Reply to: modern artist/bass chords posted by The Brewmeister on January 10, 2001 at 17:24:51:

: hey guys, i have been studing funk as you all know. but i have only been listening to older funk stuff. so can you give me some names of some modern funk artist other than flea and vic please. they are great but i need some different sounds to sample from. also, do you guys know were i can get a chord chart for bass so i can play some jazz chords mixed with some funk. i realy appreaciate it. thanx The Brewmeister

Yo Brew,
great, man, going back to the sources is always a good way to start to understand what's going on today....
Modern funksters? Well, Alain Caron (formerly with UZEB, current solo artist) is not exactly what I'd call a "funk player", but he does have some of the scariest funk/slap chops around. He just terrorizes the pants out of me. Ditto Christian McBride (both on acoustic and electric). And former Jamiroquai bassist Stuart Zender has some of the greasiest, sexiest, cooler funk feels of bassdoom....
Chord charts for bass? You should be able to find plenty of'em at your local music bookstore.
Buena suerte and keep that bass up front in the mix,

El Pájaro.

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