Learn The Dance Dance Dance Bass Guitar Riff (Bernard Edwards – CHIC)

Bernard Edwards is a God of funk and pop bass playing. He had the lot: timing, taste, incredibly memorable bass lines and a killer bass tone. 

If you're as obsessed with him as I am then you might like the following lessons:

  1. Learn The Everybody Dance Bass Guitar Riff (Bernard Edwards – CHIC)
  2. Bernard Edwards CHUCKING Bass Guitar Technique
  3. Bass Line Breakdown – Le Freak (Bernard Edwards) FUNK BASS
  4. How To Play Thinking Of You by Sister Sledge on Bass Guitar

This lesson will go over his unique 'chucking' technique where he used his fingers like a plectrum. There aren't many note in this bass line but the technique is central to it sounding amazing.

I'll also show you the Dorian mode and how that's cool for funk. If you want to delve deeper into funk bass then I have a course and a book that you will love!

100 Funk Grooves For Bass

Funk Bass Course

Don't forget to scroll down and download the drumbeat for Dance Dance Dance. It's 123BPM so when you practise, start without a metronome, then build up very slowly to 123BPM.

It might take you a few weeks or more but it's worth it so stick with it!


Dance Dance Dance Drumbeat

This isn't an easy song at all so don't worry if it's beyond you right now. If you are after easy bass songs, check these lessons out.

Easy Songs For Bass Players

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