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Flicking?

Discussion in 'Ask Steve Lawson & Michael Manring' started by SunShine, Feb 25, 2005.


  1. I just want to make sure I won't be hurting myself playing this way. When I flick, spanish style, the motion of my hand is the exact same as my slaping motion except I extend my fingers so I catch the string with the middle of my nails. Is that how the pros do it?
     
  2. Steve Lawson

    Steve Lawson Solo Bass Exploration! Supporting Member

    Apr 21, 2000
    Birmingham, UK
    Sounds good to me - I do the same thing occasionally. I think Stanley Clarke uses that technique a lot...

    Steve
    www.stevelawson.net