Yeah same. But I try n MAKE the drummers I work with do it. I tell em that I'll follow exactly, I'll watch their hits & be on that right there.
That's helped and in s couple of bands they've gotten the confidence to lead it into endings etc. But if songs aren't REALLY well known (by the drummer) they'll be looking to me for important changes, stops etc.
I think coz the bass is the 'bridge' between the rythym and melody instruments, we're looked upon to BE the leader in these areas.
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