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Portrait of Tracy

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by Paolo, Sep 27, 2001.

  1. I have a problem with the D# in that song. Anyone can help me ?


  2. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    I think it sounds great!
  3. Chris Fitzgerald

    Chris Fitzgerald Student of Life Staff Member Administrator

    Oct 19, 2000
    Louisville, KY
    I've noticed that it posts an awful lot...
  4. Christopher


    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    Fret at the second fret of the A string with your index, then touch the node at the sixth fret with your pinky. No shortcuts; you just have to stretch. Sorry.
  5. rwagne2


    Aug 2, 2001
    ah, but there is a shortcut. you fret the B on the A string, lightly touch the string with your plucking thumb somewhere above the neck pickup (Experiment till you get the right place) and pluch the false harmonic D# with either of your other plucking fingers, but the farther away from your thumb you can get, the better. This trick I think jaco shows on one of his videos or something.

    keep on groovin'
  6. Aaron


    Jun 2, 2001
    Bellingham, WA
    That was a good one. :D

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