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Double Bass Left Hand Technique

A step-by-step course to master left hand technique on the double bass. 65 video lessons, 5.5 hrs.

What would it do to your double bass playing if you played with incredible left hand technique?

Check out this video to learn how we can help!


What is the 'Double Bass Left Hand Technique' course?

‘Double Bass Left Hand Technique’ is a step-by-step video course presented by Lauren Pierce, which comprises 5.5 hours of HD video across 65 lessons. It is a comprehensive method that teaches all of the key aspects of double bass left hand technique.

Reading music is not a requirement as all the exercises are demonstrated in the video lessons, but if you prefer to read them as well there are written exercises in standard notation.

This video course is available to stream online, exclusively at Discover Double Bass.

 

Great left hand technique makes playing the double bass easier, improves your speed, accuracy and intonation.

What will I learn?

The course comprises 9 chapters covering a wide range of information on left hand technique. You'll start with the fundamentals of technique like the playing with a consistent hand shape, intonation, fingering choices, basic thumb position technique, shifting, and more. From there, you'll seamlessly progress to more advanced material such as vibrato, playing quickly, and strengthening weak fingers.

There are a ton of exercises and etudes included within each chapter so you get a chance to not only practice, but truly solidify each technique. Additionally, each chapter ends with a practice tip that will help you work on the specific techniques covered in that section.

Everything you need is all in one place and presented in a logical, step by step fashion.

Your Tutor


Lauren Pierce
Lauren Pierce

Lauren Pierce is our classical double bass expert. Well known for her virtuosic solo double bass performances on YouTube, she is also a world leading educator. She’s here to inspire and educate to help you play your best music.


What if I have questions?.

This course includes membership of the ‘Discover Double Bass Study Group’ so you can ask questions and get the help you need. The Study Group is a ‘closed’ Facebook group in which only bassists who have bought a course can ask questions or view the discussion. It’s a private community of like minded double bassists who are looking to develop their playing, be more creative and produce their very best music. If you need help along the way, we will be there to answer your questions and get you back on track!

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The Definitive Course on Double Bass Left Hand Technique

  • The most comprehensive video course for left hand technique available anywhere.
  • A step-by method starting with the fundamentals and progressing to advanced material.
  • 5.5 hours of video over 65 lessons.
  • Transcriptions of exercises.
  • Access to an exclusive members-only study group.
 

Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
Does the course work on an iPad or tablet computer?
Yes, you can view the lessons online via any internet browser.
How long do I have access to the course?
You have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
Can I download the videos?
No. The videos are available to view online, but you can't download them. You can download any accompanying PDFs and MP3 files.
Does this course teach thumb position technique?
Yes, thumb position technique is essential for all bassists so we cover the basics in this course. For those wishing to take an in-depth study, we also offer a specific course on thumb position by Lauren Pierce which is available in our courses library.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
I’m sure you will love the course, but if you’re not completely satisfied we offer a 30 day money back guarantee.

'Left Hand Technique' is a powerful new tool bass players of all levels can utilize... I will be encouraging all of my colleagues and students to add this course to their library of materials knowing that they will use it often.

Robin Smith - Principal Bass at Signature Symphony, Bass Instructor, Oral Roberts University & Barthelmes Conservatory

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