Posted by Rich Laird on November 27, 2000 at 07:15:09:
In Reply to: Left handed beginner posted by Joel on November 25, 2000 at 17:22:14:
: A poet by nature, I fell in love with this instrument the other night: an upright
: bass. This guy really held his group together; brought them back when they strayed,
: gave them a strong, soulful rhythm. I've decided to look into playing it myself.
: Right off the bat, I noticed that his right hand was on the neck, while mine would
: be the left. You would think I'd know if I'm a southpaw or not, but consider this:
: I paint with my right hand and throw a football with my left. With my left hand
: on the neck, is that the norm or not? Also, ANY advice you can give a beginner would
: be appreciated.
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