Beginner’s Bowing Lesson – The Arm Angle

This lesson is by Discover Double Bass tutor Lauren Pierce. She teaches you how to position your bow arm and keep it at the correct angle so you minimise squeaks and scratches! Learning to use the bow is essential for all upright bassists, regardless of the style of music you play. If you are new to the bow then this beginners lesson will help you to play with a clean tone.

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Cheers Geoff

This lesson is taken from Double Bass Bowing Technique: A step-by-step course to master the French bow. 70 video lessons, 5+ hrs.

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Double Bass Bowing Technique

70 lessons, 5+ hrs