Intro to Upright for Electric Bassists 1

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One of the most frustrating things about my journey into the world of upright bass was something pretty simple…where the heck to put my fingers! Yup. “Simple” . The fingering, especially in 1st position is NOT the same as electric bass.

In this lesson I’m showing F & Bb Major along with their diatonic triads.

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I am a bassist and music teacher originally from New Orleans. In addition to a busy as a sideman in various projects I am the local bassist for the legendary co-founder of the Original Meters, Zigaboo Modeliste.

I have  been blessed to have shared stages with Outkast, the Black Eyed Peas, Evanescence, Maroon 5, The Donnas, the Dave Mathews Band, the Roots, Longview, Crossfade, Better than Ezra, Collective Soul, the Dresdon Dolls and Raphael Saadiq .

I have also played and recorded with members of Smashmouth and members of Michael Bolton, Shania Twain, Janet Jackson & David Bowie’s backing bands.

I am a proud endorser of:
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