Larry Graham Walks You Through His Legendary Slap Technique (VIDEO)

Take a closer look at Larry Graham's signature slap technique
By BP Staff ,

Larry Graham is known as the creator of slap bass, a technique that he proved to be a master of with his work with Sly and The Family Stone and Graham Central Station. In this clip he demonstrates his technique and how to cop the same sounds that he does with the slap and pop: 

Now watch Graham put his skills to use on this 70s performance of "Can You Handle It":