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Cross-Hammer and Pull-off Dead notes

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by maxy, Dec 29, 2004.


  1. maxy

    maxy

    Jun 24, 2004
    On a slap book by stephan ritcher i see a tech. called cross-hammer where you hammer entirely with the left hand on a different string.

    Like from G to G in octaves but only with a single right hand attack. How do you do that? Just hit harder or what?

    On mel bay's complete blues bass book, theres written to pull off to a dead note(on the same string). How'd i do that? Aren't 2 attacks from the right hand needed to play a dead note after a certain note.

    Thanx.
     
  2. Finger Blister

    Finger Blister

    Jul 8, 2003
    The left index finger dampens string (deadens)
    and ring finger performs hammer-on pull off.
     
  3. You could also mute with other fretting-hand fingers.