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Fretless Instruction

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by ebozzz, Sep 1, 2002.

  1. ebozzz

    ebozzz Supporting Member

    May 17, 2001
    Are there any books or materials available that focus solely on fretless instruction? Or, is it a matter of just playing the instrument and applying the same theory that is used for fretted instruments? I love my fretless bass and I feel that it was one of the best decisions that I have made regarding any of the items that I have purchased. My level of comfort is not there yet on the instrument but to be honest with you, I still have a long way to go on fretted basses.

    I usually try my best to perform the same exercises on the fretless as I would on the fretted basses. I do find that I have to listen and focus more on my technique on the toothless. Any suggestions? Is the answer just to keep playing? Thanks! :)
  2. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
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    Tony Franklin and Steve Bailey both have fretless instruction stuff.

    and keep playing ;)
  3. ebozzz

    ebozzz Supporting Member

    May 17, 2001
    Thanks a lot! :) I'll see if I can find something from Franklin or Bailey.

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