#1
I am a guitarist for more then 25 years, I love it. I picked up a bass to play with and am finding that I'm really enjoying it. One question. When fingerpicking 16th and 32nd notes how do I use my pinky? Seems my picky is a dead appendage and I can't hit the string with it. Any help is appreciated.
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#2
Same way you learned to use it when on your fret hand.

Slow at first, then speed up when you can use it cleanly. A good way to go about this is to just run chromatics at first, using each finger to correspond with each fretting finger.
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#3
I am confused.

Honestly you can do 16th and 32nd with a two finger approach or three fingers. Using the pinky is extremely awkward on bass. Practice is key here.
#4
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I am confused.

Honestly you can do 16th and 32nd with a two finger approach or three fingers. Using the pinky is extremely awkward on bass. Practice is key here.


I can do 32nds.... at 45bpm..
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#5
Chea I really feel like people should figure that not all music is written at the same tempo.

That being said, just practice dude.
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#6
IMO, 2 fingers and practice is the way to do it. But whatever floats your boat.