Smooth Position Shifts for Bass Guitar

2019-01-09T15:03:08+00:00August 4th, 2013|Categories: Bass Guitar Technique|4 Comments

This lesson gives a few basic exercises for brushing up on your technique when shifting positions. Whenever you play extended scale patterns or just move from one area of the neck to another during a line, you have to make shifts of your anchored position so it’s a very important part of playing.

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  1. Carlos Roberto Rocha May 8, 2014 at 9:29 pm - Reply

    I think the biggest problem with four bass strings are the changes position.Muitas times do not coincide with the fingering of a six string guitar.
    Congratulations video and the site.
    Greetings from Jacareí-São Paulo-Brazil
    Carlos Roberto Rocha

  2. Glenn Rambo November 10, 2015 at 8:52 pm - Reply

    Very Helpful. Thanks Mark!!

  3. daniela March 21, 2016 at 1:26 am - Reply

    Tour lessons are great Mark!! Tbank you from Argentina!! Muchas gracias!!

  4. justin January 25, 2018 at 8:40 pm - Reply

    I was struggling with this a little last night! I’ll be using this in my warm ups.

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