Added: Oct 17, 2012

From: Scott's Bass Lessons

Duration: 20:33

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Jeff Way Says:

Dec 11, 2013 - He has a nerve condition that affects the muscles in his hand. He talks about it on his website.

Barefoot67 Says:

Dec 27, 2013 - the vibrato he does at 5:18, what do you call that exactly? sounds so good

Jimmy McGee Says:

Nov 13, 2013 - Brilliant video...thank you.I wish I could now go back in time to the late 80's when the only way we could learn this stuff was form listening (to cassettes!) and trying to work out what the hell was going on!Sound....do you have a video on amp settings and pedals for the sound?

JoshAndBass Says:

Dec 9, 2013 - am i the only one who's gonna question the glove?

kvelstad Says:

Jan 17, 2014 - Are you, Sir, trying to get me to start playing the bass? If so, you are doing a good job :P

True King Says:

Jan 5, 2014 - Will this work on acoustic bass? 

Liam Black Says:

Mar 6, 2014 - Take off the fucking glove you look like a complete fool

Doug Campbell Says:

Jan 14, 2014 - Thanks Scott...great lesson!

TheHawkEyeMan1 Says:

Mar 19, 2014 - what program did you use to record ur bass?

Riku Larubis Says:

Feb 5, 2014 - I think, I can hear someone snoring / sleeping.

Mark L Says:

Mar 29, 2014 - Hello, may i know the brand of your bass guitar?

HugLovingPanda Says:

Jan 10, 2014 - For guitarists this is called the "Pentatonic Void".

Lolo Grim Says:

Oct 17, 2012 - +carole RxQ les bases du slap en 20 min, ça te tente ?#bass #scottdevine 

Caleb Owens Says:

Mar 27, 2014 - Awesome! I have never heard the thing about the left hand percussion. Very helpful.

Michael Stoneham Says:

May 18, 2014 - how do you slap the A string with your thumb without hitting the E string its hard. should explain that. I find when i play the A string it is to quite. and i can't hammer on properly. 

Ian Parker Says:

Jun 9, 2014 - This helped me with my guitar slap thanks!!

J Fred Says:

May 30, 2014 - I can't slap loud enough with the left hand 

VGSoundtrackGuy Says:

May 11, 2014 - Glad to see someone big in the music industry uses the M Audio Keystation Pro 88.

Goabnb94 Says:

May 6, 2014 - When I try it, my string sometimes hits the pick up (the metal circle bit sticking out). Is that meant to happen, or is the distance between my strings and pick ups too small?

Memi G Says:

Jan 10, 2014 - thank you very much for the help!

TheSchoggisauce Says:

Jul 14, 2014 - very good lessons, keep up the good work! :)

Tobias Pål Davies Says:

Jan 13, 2014 - Hey Scott, can I just ask about the glove?Personal preference or is it something special? :) Just wondering.

Masa Mainio Says:

Feb 14, 2014 - the only thing thats causing me headache is the left hand slap, i never even thought about using it to play things. its really hard to start suddenly using force when all my life I've been just gently pressed the frets. well, no can do but practice...

bogoid Says:

Mar 30, 2014 - My second bass teacher was into funk, a hell of a beast when it came to slap. Now I find you, a master of the slap technique... You know what you both have in common? you and my teacher are bald :P that's the secret!!

pedro peter brown Says:

Dec 14, 2013 - can you tell me why you always put on gloves whiles playing?