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Discussion in 'Bassists [DB]' started by Robert Strickland, Apr 6, 2014.
Anyone know anything about the Busetto-cornered bass that Eugene played?
I believe it's currently listed for sale on the I.S.B. website.
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If you have the patience to search in some talkbass posts you can find something. I think it was bought from a music instr. auction for about 25k some years ago. A well known bass merchant put it up for sale for a crazy price (like 75K) . No one was buying it for that price and i think it went down to 45K-50k. Now its for sale from a private seller on the ISB classifieds. On youtube there are many videos of E. Wright playing this bass with Dave Bruebeck. There is a really good version of a ballad (if i remember well Those foolish Things) where he plays a really nice melody and solo and you can hear well the bass. I have never played it but it should be a great sounding bass (and nice looking for sure). Hope this helps.
Massimo, I think this is the video:
Thanks guys. I was really wondering who the maker was. Haven't been able to track it down. I looked, but couldn't find that ad on ISB - maybe it was sold.
The ISB website seems to be down at the moment.
It's a Prescott and the first shot of the bass includes the fourth machine mechanism mounted on the tailpiece. The bass was originally a three string. "The Senator", seemed to have had it remounted to the peg box.
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