BEGINNERS COURSE - Part 4 - Fretting hand position and technique - Daric Bennetts Bass Lessons

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BEGINNERS COURSE – Part 4 – Fretting hand position and technique

BEGINNERS COURSE – Part 4 – Fretting hand position and technique

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  1. I’ve been playing guitar for 10 years and just started playing the bass in the past 3 months…couldn’t work out what was going wrong with the sound and why it sounded so twangy until this video! That sweet spot is different to guitar! I gotta clear my mind and start on a clean slate, my notes sound so much clearer now

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  2. BRO!!!! I’ve been messing around on my bass since Christmas and could not for the life of me figure out why I couldn’t get a clean tone or move my fingers as quickly and having trouble fretting. It’s the thumb!!! Thank you man…Great stuff!

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  3. Hey! When hand plucking my notes sound pretty sloppy but when I use a pick I sound significantly better (note: I have small hands and a 5 string bass) would you recommend learning bass with a pick or should I just get better at hand plucking?

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    • Hey Joel! You actually continuously practice this whenever you pick up the bass to play. You will eventually become more comfortable. Also this particular lesson isn’t necessarily an exercise but more of technique and posture

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