Musician Plays His Bass Guitar With a Bow

Musician Charles Berthoud performed a beautiful harmonic solo that included the dulcet sounds of a bow crossing the strings of his bass guitar. The bow in his right hand added a smooth effect to the notes he played with his left, completing the short tapped tune. This was the first time Berthoud ever attempted this effect.

I play the bass with a BOW for the first time

Playing bass with a bow
Lori Dorn
Lori Dorn

Lori is a Laughing Squid Contributing Editor based in New York City who has been writing blog posts for over a decade. She also enjoys making jewelry, playing guitar, taking photos and mixing craft cocktails.