Efficient right hand technique is a fundamental skill for all upright bassists, but especially those playing a lot of jazz bass. It helps define both your time and tone, so needs to be part of your practice routine. The method described in this video lesson will help you to develop a stronger sense of rhythm and a bigger pizzicato sound.
The following exercises help by isolating the right hand and looking in detail at how you can make improvements. Use these exercises to make sure you are not neglecting this essential technique.
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