My jazz instructor here at my University was asking me if I could lighten up on an old swing (Count Basie) song we're playing. It's one of those fast as hell swing songs in 2...half note is about 144. He's just telling me to put more space between the notes, and I'm thinking that this is only possible with an upright, simply due to the nature of the instrument, but I'm playing an electric bass and it's really hard to do that, especially at that tempo. The only way I can think to do it is to mute each note quickly after playing it...but at this speed, that's really not practical. Any advice?