Tenths are a very popular musical device for bass players to use as they help to clearly define harmony. Tenths are by no means limited to slap bass, and you’ll find a use for them in all areas of your playing. When playing slap bass grooves, tenths are often used in place of octaves. This course covers tenth intervals in detail and examines how they can be applied when using the slap bass technique. This course will cover both fretted and open string tenths.

If you require additional help with any of the techniques used in this piece, the following courses (all included in the monthly subscription cost) should prove useful:

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This course is 35 MINUTES long and contains the following videos, each of which can be selected from the video player above: