This one is for the guys active in the Nashville scene. I plan on relocating to Nashville very soon and have a few contacts I can use to cut my teeth and dive in, hopefully not getting too eaten up in the process. My main axe right now is a 6 string Ibanez, my other basses are cheaper toys and I am yet to invest in another really good axe due to financial constraints. I am mostly a fusion, funk, and jazz guy but I also love country, both the newer pop stuff and the traditional stuff. My main goal is a touring artist gig, small or large. I know there is a lot of politics involved, and with touring acts you tend to want to not stand out too much as the focus is on the star. I know 5 strings are popular with the current country format, a lot of low B sounds on those radio tunes can be heard. The question is - should I be worried about investing in a good 5 or a 4? Is extended range considered "not cool" or too flashy for the scene? This might seem silly but it is a legitimate concern of mine.