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Re: Smoothing My Play

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Posted by jim on March 20, 2000 at 19:37:49:

In Reply to: Smoothing My Play posted by Denys Mueller on February 28, 2000 at 00:43:21:

: Hi and thanks in advance,

: I've been playing (restate that "practicing") for about 8 months and noted that

: bass playing is choppy - meaning that your can hear each note distinctly and

: individually. It does not have the continuous note to note sound that I

: have heard so often. For example, I've purchased Gary Willis's book on

: Fingerboard Harmony and listened to the CD. My mouth dropped when I listened to

: his lines moving with very little distinction or pause between notes.

: My question is: does that come with time or maybe my techinque is wrong? I am

: self taught so it is possible my technique is slightly incorrect. Also, I am 52

: so I'm not as fast, and don't expect to be, as the younger players.

: Any response would be helpful.

: Thanks again,

: Denys

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