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I made my Bass teacher very happy today

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by InsaneBassninja, Oct 3, 2013.

  1. InsaneBassninja

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    For the longest time he was little annyoed by the Low B, Now I use my High C more and he seems very happy now. So next week am Bringing my 5 string High C to him Now I have to relearn sh*:meh:t again LOL.
  2. bassinplace

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    Rise to the challenge. Can't hurt.
  3. Lownote38

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    Why does your teacher have a problem with a low B string? I mean it is a bass, right?
  4. InsaneBassninja

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    No clue... o well I use the high c more anyways now. Plus he's traditionalist am started as the 5 string is more commed I guess.
  5. InsaneBassninja

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    I think its makes it easyer for him to teach me really.
  6. Lee Moses

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    A lot of people just don't care for the way the notes on the B string sound. I just made my recent foray from the 4-string-only world to a 6-string, and to be honest...I'm not crazy about the B string, at least not on my bass.
  7. Basshoofd

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    Did you change because of your teacher?

    I've never heard any teacher being annoyed because a student plays a regular 5-string...
  8. FretNoMore

    FretNoMore * Cooking with GAS * Supporting Member

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    How can a bass teacher be annoyed by a low B ??? Please ask him why.
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  10. Bassdirty

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    Meh.. tell him to get bent , you like the Low B, and Hi-C is a Juicy drink for kids.
  11. topo morto

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    When I was an English teacher I was always annoyed when students used letters at the end of the alphabet. V? W? X? Y? Z? No real need for those.
  12. Lownote38

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    He needs to go back and teach himself a few things then (maybe how to play with a low B). In today's world, a bass teacher needs to be able to do that. I mean, you pay him for lessons, right? I might be inclined to find a teacher who accepts students regardless of whether they have a low B, high C, or both!
  13. DiabolusInMusic

    DiabolusInMusic Functionless Art is Merely Tolerated Vandalism Supporting Member

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    Why do you have to relearn **** again? You need a new teacher if changing one string changes what you are learning. Especially if the instrument is still tuned to 4ths.

    I get preferring the high C to a low B, I am in the same boat, but that has nothing to do with your issue. Get yourself a new teacher.
  14. topo morto

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    +1 string
  15. Lownote38

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    or +2 strings! :D
  16. Jeff Roller

    Jeff Roller Previously rollerberg2000 Gold Supporting Member

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    I can see an instructor not caring for it on upright. When I presented my teacher with my five string double bass, he said "we'll have to work around it".

    Straight into Simandl, and now I see what he was getting at!

    I'm working around the B string for lessons and practice, but I use the hound out of it when I'm playing gigs.
  17. Major Softie

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    5 w's and 2 y's in your first sentence.

    You must drive yourself nuts! :p
  18. topo morto

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    adopting a strict approach of refraining from calling on those letters has the potential to stop me spending too much time here...
  19. InsaneBassninja

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    My Teacher a traditionalist, O well.
  20. Major Softie

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    :hyper:(applause):hyper:

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