The Total Funk Bassist is a unique and exciting journey through the diverse world of funk bass. At the heart of great funk playing is rhythm, and this book helps you fully understand that concept. Included are exercises and examples that will help you solidify your command of sixteenth notes, syncopation, and other funky rhythmic concepts. You'll also learn the two essential funk bass techniques—fingerstyle and slap & pop—as well as other advanced techniques. A CD demonstrates the examples.