How close to the bridge should you play on double bass?

Let's take a look at where, exactly, to put that bow for optimal sound.

With Jason Heath · San Francisco, CA

Most of the time, bassists like to keep their bow in the “sweet spot” between the bridge and fingerbaord.

In this video, we’re taking a look at what happens to the sound as you move from fingerboard to bridge, plus tips for developing the ability to stay in that sweet spot on the string.

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