Gene Simmons Meets Carol Kaye

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  1. Kmonk

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    I love this picture of Gene Simmons looking puzzled as Carol Kaye explains Jazz chords and theory to him. Gene has openly admitted that he has very limited understanding of theory. He once said that equates playing bass to driving a car. He knows how to drive but doesn't understand what goes on under the hood. He said he feels the same way about music. He knows what sounds good but he doesn't always understand the structure behind it.
  2. Roy Vogt

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    Carol talked about this on her Facebook page. They were both participating in a Canadian documentary about the Music Biz a couple of years back. She had some favorable and candid things to say about Gene. A cool bass moment.....
  3. Bass Fund

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    WOW thanks for sharing!

    Everybody can learn something from Carol Kaye, Gene too. Is there any vid footage of this meeting?
  4. P Town

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    Wealthy circus performer meets musician.
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  6. blindeddie

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    she's probably showing him how to play the basslines she put down for him on his new record.
  7. deste

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    I thought for a moment, looking at the topic, it was a gossip about their secret son...
    All respect to Mrs. Carol.
  8. BawanaRik

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    That was funny.
  9. sobie18

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    Yeah, that's a good one!

    Wonder if HE showed her his tongue...
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    +1
  11. Thundar

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    Hmmmm....I wonder if she could spit blood, breath fire, and knock the panties off of thousands of women while maintaining a touring AND recording career of over 40 years? ;)

    Besides, like Gene's make-up better:bassist:
  12. OldDog52

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    This thread make me laugh.
  13. KPJ

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    "Now, for 'Cold Gin', play in this position"
  14. Timmah

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    Gene gets a bass lesson, Carol gets a makeup lesson!
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    WINNAH!!!

    Lots of respect for Carol here, plus props to Gene for being honest about his weakness in the theory area.
  16. DiabolusInMusic

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    "And the thickest string is called the E string, Gene."
  17. David Hayes

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    Maybe she was schooling him in the art of taking credit for other people's work?
  18. David Hayes

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    On second thought, he's probably already pretty good at that.
  19. rapidfirerob

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    That's it, that's all.
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    BAZINGA!
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    There's actually a room big enough to contain those two egos?

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