The Funk University (, the online bass guitar school masterminded and curated by Bootsy Collins, the larger-than-life musician who helped bring bass to the forefront of modern music through his work with Parliament/Funkadelic, James Brown and Bootsy’s Rubber Band. F.U. professors include Les Claypool, Meshell Ndegeocello, Victor Wooten, John B. Williams, Divinity Roxx, Dennis Chambers, Norwood Fisher, Thee Ram Jam, Frankie “Kash” Waddy, Bakithi Kumalo, P-Nut, Blackbyrd McKnight and Billy Bass, offering lessons, exercises, gear tutorials and lectures to enrolled students. Learn more at