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michael pipoquinha 13 year old from brazil

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by cire113, Oct 17, 2011.


  1. cire113

    cire113

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    michael pipoquinha of brazil... the kid is a beast.. just turned 13; im sorry but this kid is a perfect example of natural talent..

    what a monster bass player... holy smokes..

    Youtube him and watch his progress from a few years ago to this year..

    Scary.... heres a video 5 days old of him soloing on a fretless

    Michael Pipoquinha e Ivanildo Pipoca - Tema Bass Incompatibilidade de Gênios - YouTube

    Some slap bass victor wooten style

    PIPOQUINHA BASS (VINHEDO-SP) CEARÁ - YouTube

    too bad i didnt start playing bass till i was 10 years older than this kid here. lol..

    This kid reminds me a perfect example of being fearless and just letting music play itself... Hes not afraid to whatever it sounds like
     
  2. Boof

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    Clearly, we need to ramp up some sanctions on Brazil! Jeez. The water, you think? Better fruit? Seriously; I'd seen the slapping vid before. What I'm struck hardest by is the joy with which he seems to approach playing. How come it took me most of a lifetime to understand that you get a lot farther - a lot faster - that way than by making some sort of contest with yourself or others out of it? This kid's phenomenal. Wonderful. For someone so young to play musically... kinda gives you hope for the world, huh?
     
  3. Boof

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    Well, the part of the world that's about music, anyhow.
     
  4. cire113

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    this kid makes me wanna play!! Unlike most really good players who make me wanna quit lol...

    I think having that childs mentality is the way to go...
     
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  6. bassdog

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  7. Diplowmatt

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    That's ridiculous.
     
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  8. BrandonBass

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    makes me wanna stop practising. hes too good, must be in the genes eh
     
  9. cire113

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    I'm pretty sure if you told him he could never play bass again his life would be over lol....

    Still I can't wait to see this kid in 5 yrs
     
  10. Lalo

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    This Kid is damm amazing :) he is now 18years old i believe
     

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