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Description: In part one of this bass lesson (1 of 2), legendary bassist Abraham Laboriel discusses and demonstrates concepts that have helped shape his iconic style. Abraham delves into rhythm, technique, time-feel and more as he shares tips that have kept him on top of the session world for over four decades. If you’re a fan of Abraham Laboriel and want some advice from a true legend, this bass masterclass is for you.
Topics Covered: Bass, being a professional musician, rhythmic displacement, “conga line” cumbia, flexible time feel, playing behind and ahead of the beat, odd times, groupings, right hand technique, tapping, guitar techniques, rhythmic independence, etc.