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Technique question

Discussion in 'Ask Lynn Seaton' started by RTB72, Dec 21, 2006.


  1. RTB72

    RTB72

    Mar 8, 2005
    Lynn,

    Thanks for being available on the board.
    My question is regarding string crossing in thumb position:

    I do not have a classical background and sometimes feel melodically limited in that register..Tips? Basic guidelines?/etc..

    Oh yeah....I love that Peacocks tune...
    Happy Holidays..
     
  2. Lynn Seaton

    Lynn Seaton Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2006
    Denton, TX
    I suggest getting with a good teacher. They can help you with posture and fingering. There are many good books that will help you learn thumb position. A few of them are: Rufus Reid's Evolving Bassist, Michael Moore has a thumb position book, Rabbath's New Technique books.
     

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