Left Hand Thumb Technique For Double Bassists (L#58)

In this lesson I take a detailed look at left hand thumb technique for double bassists. I also explore potential problems you may have and explain how thumb technique relates to utilising your arm weight. These are both crucial aspects of upright bass technique and I would recommend making sure you playing in the best possible way as it can effect your tuning, shifting and dexterity.

In the video I reference several lessons which I recommend you check out if you haven’t already.

Essential Right Hand Techniques for Jazz Bassists

Unlock the Fingerboard! Double Bass Neck Heel Method for Great Tuning

Standing Posture and Setting Double Bass Height

I hope you enjoy the lesson. If you have any questions, feedback or lesson requests please leave a comment below.