Published April 13, 2018 in Technique

There are many technique issues that can crop up from bass player to bass player - but there is one overriding bad habit that I call a "technique killer"... 

As in, if you do this one thing it'll be almost impossible for you to move around the fingerboard with any dexterity or speed at all. 

It'll be like driving with the brakes on.

In this lesson you're going to find out what this technique killer is, you're then going to see clips of Pino Palladino, Victor Wooten, Robert Trujillo and Jaco Pastorious (and I'll be highlighting how and why they're not making this common mistake)...  

Then, I'm going to show you how to fix it! 

As always, see you in the shed...


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