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Buying a Bass and Bass Gear 

This lesson is part of the course Bass with Zoe Guigueno.
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Learn to play upright bass from scratch with advice on right- and left-hand technique and in-depth lessons on playing bass patterns, scales, and melodies in most common keys. With bass lines from great roots music songs so you can play along.
 
 
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Getting Started with the Bass, Part 3: Pulling the String
 
Learn how to get a sound from the bass, by “pulling” the string with the side of your index finger, from the tip to the second knuckle. Zoe gives you advice on where to place your thumb against the side of the fingerboard, how to pull through the string and rest on the adjacent string, and getting different sounds out of the bass, depending on where you place your finger. She also shows you how to use your middle finger, both on its own and alternating with your index finger.
 
 
 
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Buying a Bass and Bass Gear  
 
Buying a Bass and Bass Gear  
 
Buying a Bass and Bass Gear 
Buying a Bass and Bass Gear 
 
Zoe talks about buying and finding a bass and some of the accessories and gear you’ll want to consider, including strings, amplification, and a bow quiver. If you’re looking for a bass or information about basses, she recommends the website talkbass.com. She also shows you the bass she plays, especially when traveling, a Chadwick Folding Bass, and mentions the strings (D’Addario Kaplans) and pickup (Fishman Full Circle) she uses.

 
 
 
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