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Cool Video: "Story of the Bass"

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by bostich36, Jan 25, 2014.


  1. bostich36

    bostich36

    Feb 13, 2013


    This is a cool video, there're a few factual errors though.
     
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  2. Very nice, and informative.

    That's 8 minutes I'm glad I spent watching that.

    Thanks.

    Mike
     
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  4. Reddog01

    Reddog01

    Nov 3, 2013
    Georgetown, TX
    That is a lot of fun to watch!
     
  5. BassDaddy77

    BassDaddy77

    Feb 12, 2010
    NE Ohio
    Awesome. Short and sweet, but a great look into the history of the low end!
     
  6. temmrich

    temmrich

    Jan 29, 2012
    Dayton, Ohio
    The lack of edits is impressive.
     
  7. Kmrumedy

    Kmrumedy Supporting Member

    May 12, 2004
    Montreal, Canada
    That was fun. Thanks.
     
  8. randyripoff

    randyripoff Supporting Member

    Jul 12, 2008
    Chicago
  9. Herrick

    Herrick

    Jul 21, 2010
    Munchkin Land
    Replying so I can find this thread later & watch the video at home.
     
  10. Hues

    Hues

    Nov 27, 2012
    see Burn Notice
    I just fell in love with the bass all over again...Thanks.
     
  11. SBassman

    SBassman

    Jun 8, 2003
    Northeast, US
    Tons of fun. Thank you for posting that.
     
  12. Herrick

    Herrick

    Jul 21, 2010
    Munchkin Land
    That was well done.
     
  13. Gorn Captain

    Gorn Captain Supporting Member

    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens
    To demonstrate the transition from upright to the invention of the electric bass in the 50's, they use a jazz bass, and the man who really made it big was the great Mark Montgomery.

    Then they put the jazz bass away and demonstrate Jaco's fretless innovation with a Godin.
     
  14. JonDark

    JonDark

    May 21, 2013
    Detroit MI
    Very cool. Thanks for posting that. :bassist:
     
  15. tuBass

    tuBass

    Dec 14, 2002
    Mesquite, Texas
    very cool. I really enjoyed that!
     
  16. hrodbert696

    hrodbert696 Supporting Member

    CDZA is awesome - I subscribed to their youtube channel a few weeks ago. Great stuff.
     
  17. Awesome! Just when I thought I had seen every bass video. Thanks!
     
  18. JAUQO III-X

    JAUQO III-X Banned

    Jan 4, 2002
    CHICAGO,IL.
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    That would be Monk Montgomery (and no I'm not being sarcastic). But later in his career he did switch to primarily playing the Jazz bass.
     
  19. hrodbert696

    hrodbert696 Supporting Member

    I'm sure the guy played basses he actually owns rather than buying some just to make a youtube video with. It never says "this is the exact gear that this song was recorded on," just shows "electric bass" and "fretless," which the jazz and the Godin certainly are.
     



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