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Jaco-Continuum-Harmonics question

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by Vorago, May 1, 2004.

  1. Vorago

    Vorago (((o)))

    Jul 17, 2003
    Antwerp, Belgium

    I have found the sheet music of Continuum, at the beginning of the song, Jaco plays a harmonic chord..
    Could someone tell me at what position that chord should be wel, not fretted, where you should play it, at what position at the neck..you know what I mean :)

    Thanks alot
  2. heya, i can't remember how the harmonics are read on the sheet music, however the chord is played over the 4rth frets on the A,D and G string (C#, F# and B).

    you can also find the same harmonics at the 9th fret.

    hope that helps. :)
  3. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    I always play them at the 9th because that's where I play the rest of the song.
  4. Vorago

    Vorago (((o)))

    Jul 17, 2003
    Antwerp, Belgium
    Alright, thanks guys, I'll start with it right away, although that solo sounds quite difficult to me...but I had the same thoughts on "Come On, Come over" too, lots of practice, starting slow..we'll get there :)
  5. i've never thought of playing it there WR but I guess it's quite a smart idea! hmmm.

    the solo is defiantly a handful! i still have some troubles keeping the pedal in time too! i should really start practising again :meh:
  6. Garey

    Garey Supporting Member Commercial User

    Apr 23, 2003
    Northern California
    Artist Relations/Product Specialist: Mesa Boogie
    I play Continuum up there too....I think its the most comfortable positioning for that song, and contrary to what some of the tab stuff says, I've seen Jaco play it "up there" too!

    Aloha, Garey
  7. Vorago

    Vorago (((o)))

    Jul 17, 2003
    Antwerp, Belgium
    If you want a transcription, you can find it here (don't know if its completely correct though, maybe some minor flaws?)


    other Jaco stuff there too