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Unconventional use of a Baby Bass

Discussion in 'Recordings [DB]' started by audiorep2, Dec 27, 2013.

  1. audiorep2

    audiorep2 Supporting Member

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    One of 3 videos of my band FOG ( Four Old Guys ). I played Fender Jazzes all my life, then got bored. I have been using this Ramirez Caribbean for a year now. What do you think ?
  2. salcott

    salcott Supporting Member

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    Sounds fine-you could stand to dig in a little more, though. You'll get a fatter, more upright-like tone. Check out some of the threads on pizz technique.
  3. geoffbassist

    geoffbassist UK Double Bassist Supporting Member

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    I think it's great! Nice playing, cool tune and I like the band.

    I agree that digging in with the right hand would help the bass come forward a bit in the mix. I would like to hear a bit more of the bass :)
  4. audiorep2

    audiorep2 Supporting Member

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    I would like more bass on the recording too, but it was recorded live to stereo, no separate tracks. So we got what we got. Here is another one.
  5. salcott

    salcott Supporting Member

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  6. audiorep2

    audiorep2 Supporting Member

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    I started playing 4 string electric bass when I was 14. If you had told me then, that at the age of 62 I would still be playing music ( and mostly the same material !! ) I would have said you are crazy !!!
  7. salcott

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    You've got the notes, the time, it's all there. All that's missing is the tone. Play it like an upright and you're there.

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