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Eugene Wright's Bass

Discussion in 'Bassists [DB]' started by Robert Strickland, Apr 6, 2014.


  1. Robert Strickland

    Robert Strickland Supporting Member

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    Anyone know anything about the Busetto-cornered bass that Eugene played?
     
  2. Don C

    Don C

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    I believe it's currently listed for sale on the I.S.B. website.
    Check out the "Basses for sale" section
     
  3. massimo

    massimo

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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.
     
  4. Robert Strickland

    Robert Strickland Supporting Member

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    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.

    Thanks again.
     
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  6. Paul Warburton

    Paul Warburton

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  7. Robert Strickland

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