Using vibrato in playing double bass

Rx: Getting notes to sing out a little bit to add expression to the sound

How and when and why to use vibrato is a personal thing, but here’s Geoff giving some good tips on how to get that sound.

  • Turning
  • Lifting
  • Releasing

This video is from Geoff Chalmers’ DiscoverDoubleBass website. While he is focused on jazz playing, there are several lessons on his site that are easily useful to anyone playing bass whether they are into New Music or any other kind of bass playing.

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