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Left Hand Bass Line Technique for Piano

When there’s no bass player in an ensemble, the pianist can add similar rhythm and texture using some simple left hand techniques. In this video, Frank Jansen teaches left hand bass line technique for piano.

The songs used in this educational video include:

  • Rain Down © 1991 Jaime Cortez. Published by OCP. All rights reserved.
  • The Cry of the Poor © 1978, 1991, John B. Foley, S.J., and OCP. All rights reserved.

Video by Frank Jansen, a professional musician, parish musician, music educator, composer, and CLEF Summer Program faculty member.

Copyright © 2024 Catholic Liturgical Ensemble Formation

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