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Difference in tone?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by MrBKerth, Jan 12, 2014.


  1. MrBKerth

    MrBKerth Bass Player with Big Local Supporting Member

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    Hi, I was wondering if anyone could give me personal experiences playing the 64 and 74 AVRI Jazz Bass'. How do the tones compare? I heard in a demo that the 64 was smoother, but does it have a more low end focus growl versus that punchy sharp 74 sound?


    -Thanks guys and gals
     
  2. MrBKerth

    MrBKerth Bass Player with Big Local Supporting Member

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    Bump. I ask because the demos I've seen are either funk or very nowhere in the ballpark of rock music and that's what I'd be using it for.
     
  3. Davo-London

    Davo-London

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    Either will be fine - the difference would be small. For rock the 60's bass will look the part better and is a classic rock bass for sure. But they both work!
     
  4. lz4005

    lz4005

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    If they're true to the original years the bridge pickup on the 74 will be a half inch or so farther back than on the 64. That makes for more upper mids when the bridge pickup is on.
     
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