Percussive Techniques for Bass

For the next few weeks, we’ll be going over some more lesson oriented topics. I’m kicking off the series with a look at percussive techniques on the bass, specifically using your plucking hand.

There are some easy techniques to approach as well as some more difficult ones. Work on these slowly with a metronome starting with the basic patterns before building your way up.

If you’re interested in more of this kind of technique, you can check out my instructional book, Right Hand Drive.

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