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Golden Graham

Larry Graham by Tina Korhonen www.tina-k.com

Larry Graham is the ultimate funk bassist. No arguments. Mike Brooks meets the great man for a chat about inventing slap bass and other matters of booty-shaking importance… Images by Tina K

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Carvin SB5000F

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Mike Hine gets his slap on with this five-string 5000

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Bass technique: Paul Geary

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Paul Geary gets his fingers warmed up for some funky 16ths – can you keep up?

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Revolver: Bootsy Collins – Groove is in the heart

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We tell you the bass-line we can’t stop listening to

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Bass technique: Kev Sanders

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Thumbs aloft, says Kevin Sanders, getting down to some lessons in love

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High priestess of funk

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Yolanda Charles has slapped the bass on several continents, played the world’s biggest venues, and has your favourite rock star’s number on speed dial. Joel McIver gets the inside story on stage nerves, downwardly mobile thumbs, and getting a telling-off from the Modfather…

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