Getting Started With 5 String Bass

2017-10-26T11:52:33+00:00February 28th, 2017|Categories: Bass Playing Fundamentals|Tags: , |3 Comments

In this lesson I’m going to give you a few tips on moving over from 4 to 5 string bass. I cover some of the common problems and then some ways to make things much easier.

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  1. Garry March 4, 2017 at 2:09 pm - Reply

    One thing I particularly like about the 5-string is being able to stay in one position, say middle of the neck, and not have to dive down to the first fret to get a low F for example. Having the low D without re-tuning/hipshots is great too. The patterns I’ve learned transfer across to the extra string seamlessly.

  2. Gnerd Dweeb May 13, 2017 at 9:12 pm - Reply

    Thanks for the very helpful lesson. I appreciate your clear and concise explanation and demonstration.

  3. Spencer Sanford May 15, 2017 at 11:26 pm - Reply

    Can we get a link down somewhere to talk about the squire? You’re doing a great job, keep doing what you’re doing. Thx for the lessons (especially the free part).

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