Bass Tone Is In The Hands

You'll hear the expression "bass tone is all in the hands" a lot if you're a bass player.

I actually don't think that's entirely true and I've made a couple of lessons explaining that further:

However, there is an awful lot you can change tone-wise with your plucking hand.

That's what this lesson is all about.

The examples from the lesson come from my book Complete Fingerstyle Bass Technique. The book is a comprehensive guide on bass technique (pretty much everything just not slap or plectrum - those will need separate books!).

More Bass Guitar Tone/Gear Lessons

Make sure you check out some of these lessons for loads more tips on how you can get great sounds from your bass (and hands...). Here's a link again to Complete Fingerstyle Bass Technique

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