Upright Bass Intermediate

Upright Bass Intermediate: Week #5

Week #5


List of Goals for the week:

  • Warm Up:

  • Scale: E major 2 octaves

  • Technique: Vibrato

  • Repertoire: Schubert, Mardi Gras in New Orleans

  • Additional Studies:


Paragraph summary of what was covered in class

We did a full upright bass workout in class. We did a 2 octave E major scale, worked on the Schubert and talked about fingering for it, played I’ll fly away and talked about harmony, and we worked on Mardi Gras in New Orleans. We also talked about vibrato, and how it is done.


Assignment for next week

Keep working on the schubert, the E major 2 octave scale, and Mardi Gras in New Orleans


How to Practice this at home

Practice with play alongs in the recaps.


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