Left Hand Shape: Technique Tip for Beginner Double Bassists

Essential Left Hand Double Bass Technique

In this lesson I share an essential tip for beginner double bassists who want to develop a great left hand technique. It's about hand shape and that's a crucial area of study if you want to play in comfort and with great intonation. I've filmed a short lesson to explain what the problem is and how you can fix it.


Are you new to the double bass, or do you want to review the fundamentals?

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'Beginners Double Bass' by Geoff Chalmers. 43 lessons, 5+hrs.