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Flamenco on Bass ???

Discussion in 'Ask Steve Lawson & Michael Manring' started by joe nappi, Feb 4, 2015.


  1. joe nappi

    joe nappi

    Feb 4, 2015
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    Hi,
    There is a song "If You're Gonna Leave" by Raul Midon that has a flamenco or Spanish guitar type run that I've been struggling with. The run is about 10 notes, just past the middle of the song. I believe the song is in Bm. I want to play this run on bass (obviously on a lower register than the guitar). Can you tell me the notes in this run, what string and fret to start on and if the song is in Bm.
    Thanks,
    Joe
     
  2. Flatwoundround

    Flatwoundround

    May 18, 2014

    Hi, I have not heard the song you mentioned but I do know there is a very good flamenco type of tutorial for bass on youtube by Josh F. I am excited to learn the technique that Josh teaches as it really does sound like flamenco. I know that is not directly related to your question but just thought I would throw this out there.
     

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