Should you Ever Play Double Bass with Collapsed Fingers?

Curved or Collapsed Fingers?

If you have ever had a double bass lesson before it's very likely that your teacher told you to play with curved fingers. That's great advice, but are there ever circumstances where you should play double bass with collapsed fingers? The short answer is yes, and in this video Lauren Pierce shares the circumstances where it's appropriate to play with collapsed fingers. 

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