Thumb position when playing bass guitar is something bassists have debated for a long time. Specifically, does it matter where you actually place your thumb and does where you put your thumb really affect your playing and if so in what capacity. The thumb is very important to bass players more so than guitar players.
Although there are many popular right-hand bass guitar techniques, it is important to learn how to position your right hand for finger-style playing, which is the most flexible and widely used bass guitar technique, used in virtually all styles of music. This technique also allows you to work more efficiently with dynamics accenting certain notes. The name finger-style refers to the use of the index and middle fingers.
His first model was a small-bodied headless instrument that borrowed from the then-cutting-edge Steinberger, though he used high-grade woods, in contrast to the composite-body Steinberger. Its aesthetic was derived from training as an illustrator and having a mother who was a sculptor. The middle knob controls a pickup-pan potentiometer with center detent, while the concentric knob closest to the bridge offers tone control lower bass, upper treble.
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Your technique is the foundation of your playing. Bad technique leads way to poor playing. The best way to improve your playing is to go back to the start and work on developing proper bass guitar techniques.
If you start out holding the bass correctly, than it will be easier for you to play and you will learn faster. For a comfortable playing position, it is best to use a strap. A wide strap, approx.