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Definition for: Alternating bass

A technique involving plucking two alternating bass notes. For example, one skipping regularly between A and E (fifths, thirds or roots are common). This can be used in many styles of the guitar, but is commonly associated with classical and folk - generally fingerstyle play.

33 Tutorials Found For: Alternating bass

info title style difficulty instructor
jazz Christopher Schlegel Christopher Schlegel
jazz Gavin Audagnotti Gavin Audagnotti
acoustic Tom Finch Tom Finch
country Caren Armstrong Caren Armstrong
country J.D. Jarrell J.D. Jarrell
blues Christopher Schlegel Christopher Schlegel
country Anders Mouridsen Anders Mouridsen
country Anders Mouridsen Anders Mouridsen
country Anders Mouridsen Anders Mouridsen
blues Anders Mouridsen Anders Mouridsen
rock Christopher Schlegel Christopher Schlegel
rock Christopher Schlegel Christopher Schlegel
rock Tom Finch Tom Finch
rock Mike Olekshy Mike Olekshy
rock Dave Celentano Dave Celentano
rock Dave Celentano Dave Celentano
country Mike Olekshy Mike Olekshy
acoustic Mike Olekshy Mike Olekshy
classical Christopher Schlegel Christopher Schlegel
rock Mike Olekshy Mike Olekshy
classical Christopher Schlegel Christopher Schlegel
bluegrass Mike Olekshy Mike Olekshy
bluegrass Anders Mouridsen Anders Mouridsen
Any Style Lisa McCormick Lisa McCormick
rock Mike Olekshy Mike Olekshy
acoustic Mike Olekshy Mike Olekshy
rockabilly Douglas Showalter Douglas Showalter
acoustic Caren Armstrong Caren Armstrong
rock Mike Olekshy Mike Olekshy
country Caren Armstrong Caren Armstrong
country Anders Mouridsen Anders Mouridsen
country Anders Mouridsen Anders Mouridsen
country Caren Armstrong Caren Armstrong