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Advice on Wooten Thumb Style?

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by mlbarlow, Jul 15, 2005.


  1. mlbarlow

    mlbarlow

    Apr 26, 2005
    Plattsburgh, NY
    Alright, I recognize the importance of developing your own technique the way that you hear and would like to perform music, but I'm intruiged by Victor Wooten's upward thumb pluck (viz a viz "Classical Thump" for example) and would like to know if anyone has advice as to how to learn it most effectively.

    Peace,
    Matt
     
  2. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Stay loose in the right hand. I found that the crucial part in learning this was not to use too much force. The lighter the touch the better.