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tunings

Discussion in 'Basses [DB]' started by clive, Aug 20, 2001.


  1. clive

    clive

    Aug 20, 2001
    i was wondering if there are standard tunings for jazz and/or classical music?
     
  2. Francois Blais

    Francois Blais Supporting Member

    Dec 11, 1999
    Québec, Canada
    In jazz, EADG, and if using a 5-stringer, usually it's a high-C.
    In classical, EADG, and if using a 5-stringer, usually a low-B or low-C.
    A limited number of players, like the late Red Mitchell and canadian Joel Quarrington, use fifth tuning. (CGDA)