Hi guys, I've been playing bass now for about a year and a half, and I am now playing with a local church band where everyone else in the band is significantly better than I am. I feel like I have gotten to a point where I don't have (many) problems with knowing what to play (looking at the chords and playing along), but I'm really not confident in how to play it. Like, I don't know if I should just be playing whole notes or quarter notes or whatever. I normally just play whole notes until someone tells me otherwise (Which doesn't feel particularly good). I'm guessing that how to play the notes comes from working with the drummer, but does anyone have any tips for this? I feel like this is something I really need to work on but I don't know where to start. Also, I've noticed that when I'm playing I tend to play staccato a lot (just personal preference, I feel it sounds better). Should I not be doing this when playing with a band?