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What do you look for in bass auditions?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [DB]' started by DanielR, Aug 10, 2012.


  1. DanielR

    DanielR

    Aug 10, 2012
    Hey everyone.

    I'm starting up a new jazz vocal ensemble, with 5 voices and upright bass. I'm a singer, voice teacher, pianist, etc. and I'm having no trouble auditioning singers. However, I know very little about the bass. You can assume I have sufficient knowledge about broader musical issues, but assume total ignorance of anything specific to your instrument. I will need both bowing and plucked techniques for the group.


    What should I be looking for in auditions for a bass player?

    Thank you very much for your help! :help:
    Daniel
     

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