Double bass diaries #7

FavoriteLoadingAdd to favorites Episode #7 of a beginners journey into the world of playing the upright / double bass. In this video I talk about left hand technique, and about practicing scales and arpeggios. Forgive me for using the term "fretboard", it should of course be "fingerboard" , old habits die hard:-)
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Eric said,


April 17, 2012 @ 9:18 pm

Haha…Wow you have more confiedence than me. I have been playing the upright for several years but stopped for about three years. Only recently, about three months ago, I started practicing serious and I still don’t feel ready to play a simple song with a band.


MarloweDK said,


June 11, 2010 @ 4:44 pm

I expected F and Bb, but the Db freaked me out:-)
Next time im prepared.


bassamundo said,


June 11, 2010 @ 2:48 pm

Thomas,
In big band jazz, it has been my experience that you will find yourself in one through four flats quite often. I guess it’s written there for the benefit of the horn players. Most of the guitar based music seems to be in sharps. Nothing scientific, only an observation. 😉


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