How To: Play the upright bass

Play the upright bass

Our expert, Branson Garner, will show you the basics of upright bass playing, including just figuring out what all the parts are called, how to make clear, precise notes, and how to maintain the bass and keep it in tune. For advanced players, he offers several lessons that can help expand your double bass playing into different styles and genres, as well as various techniques you can incorporate to add color and excitement to your basslines.

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