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Johnny Hatton (Rockabilly Slap Bass)

Johnny Hatton (Rockabilly Slap Bass)

Rockabilly Slap Bass, Bluegrass Slap, Swing Slap, Technique, Etc.


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Artist: Johnny Hatton
Length: 41:06


Description: In this rockabilly slap bass lesson, Brian Setzer’s bassist, Johnny “Spazz” Hatton shows you the basics of the rockabilly slap bass style. Johnny discusses and demonstrates fundamental positions, slap patterns, basslines, performance tricks and more. If you’re a fan of the rockabilly upright bass style and want to get tips from a working rockabilly bassist, this video is for you!

Topics Covered: Rockabilly Bass, Upright Slap Bass, The Snap, The Slap, Tone, Exercises, The Swing Feel, Rhythm, The Swing Slap, Double Bluegrass Slap, The Neck Knock, Marking the Fingerboard, Intonation, Positions, “The Claw”, Chromatic Scale, Patterns, Fingerings, Triplets, The Pickup, The Preamp, Spinning the Bass, Standing on the Bass, Hearing Protection, Strings, Setup, Etc.
Johnny Hatton (Rockabilly Slap Bass)

Johnny Hatton (Rockabilly Slap Bass)

Rockabilly Slap Bass, Bluegrass Slap, Swing Slap, Technique, Etc.
John Hatton







Johnny Hatton has performed or recorded for/with Brian Setzer, Bob Dylan, Dolly Parton, Seals and Crofts, Big Daddy, John Davidson, Tony Bennett, Gary Glitter, Jose Feliciano, Vic Damone, Bert Convy, Carmen McRae, Righteous Brothers, Clark Terry, Steve Allen, Buddy Greco, Rosemary Clooney, Little Richard, Marilyn Maye, David Soul, Pat Upton, SuperTramp, Dr. John, Elvis Presley, Liza Minelli, Hodads, Danny Gans, Jim Messina, Adrian Barbeau, Carol Connors, Ray Anthony, Bob Hope, Vonda Shepard, Al Jarreau, Peter Allen , Anson Williams “Potsy”
“Bowser”, “Radar”, Richard Elliott, Jane Russell, Stan Worth, Horace Heidt Jr., Little Milton, Billy Lee Riley, Sonny Burgess, Jimmy Smith, Tony Bennett, Hank Ballard, Brian May of “Queen”, Da Goils, Shirley Jones, Herbie Hancock, Joey Gian, Anna Marie Alberghetti, Jim Kweskin, Dom DeLuis, Nannette Fabray, Johnny Crawford, Ashley Tisdale, Bill Hayes, Royal Crown Review, Rick Springfield, Herb Jeffries, Collins Kids, Jay “Hootie” McShann, Deke Dickerson, Joe Finkle and the 7-10 Splits, Paul Reed Smith, Gene Harris and “The Three Sounds”, Joe Bonamassa, Toshiko Akioshi/Lew Tabakin big band, Drake Bell, Dr. John, Maynard Ferguson and Many More.

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