Watch the Ghost Notes online guitar lesson by Stu Hamm from Stu Hamm U: Slap Bass

When funky slap patterns get going pretty quickly, the imaginary line between rhythmic sounds and actual notes gets a bit blurry.

This section introduces you to the "ghost note" concept, in which your left hand makes a sound that is not necessarily a discernable note by hitting the fingerboard. Using this technique will really add a new dimension to your funk playing, so let's get to it!