Warrior @ NAMM featuring Keith Horne

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  1. Dr. Cheese

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    I love the look and tone of Warrior basses. I also think Keith Horne is an incredible player who is just a touch under the radar. I love his left hand upside down slapping!:eek::bassist::bassist::eek:
     
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    Keith plays in the Richmond area with two bands that I know of. One is Bop Nation and they are mostly a jazz type group. The other is Sportsbar Rockstar, a variety act three piece which is awesome and you should hear them do Rush YYZ!!!! They play often, both bands, at Wabi Sabi's in Petersburg VA.

    Keith is not only an incredible player, but a good human being, who happens to be pretty darn humble! To watch him play left handed with the bass strung "upside down" or righty.........will blow your mind especially when you think about the finger positioning and the total rethink that the average right handed or left handed bassist would have to really think about!
     
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    Is he still touring with major Nashville artists? I guess with computer technology, he can do a lot of studio work at home now, and he doesn't have to be in Nashville. It would be wonderful to see him do a bar gig!:bassist:
     
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    Come to Petersburg on a Wednesday night and I will join you to see them play.........we could get a TB group together!

    But that would be quite a haul for you I'm afraid! LOL
     
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    Watching people like this play makes me want to go home and burn my bass!
     
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    One day, I will surprise you and show up. Maybe I will even have a Warrior Bass Keith Horne could sign.:cool:
     
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    This is Snoop Evans, Fred Hammond's bassist when the big man isn't doing it himself, on a Warrior too. I love the way these basses sound. I know a local GC had a light ash one with a maple fingerboard and Bartolini skinny soapbars. If it were $1,500 instead of $2,200, I might have risked pissing off my wife by buying it because it played great and was feather light!
     
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    Keith was Trisha Yearwood's tour bassist for a stretch. She used Pomeroy on her recordings, though.
     
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    Send it to me, and I'll burn it for you. I promise!

    That guy's got some serious chops.
     
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    Here is Snoop Evans in an actual performance on his Warrior. I used to think that MM/J set up looked goofy, but it sure sounds good!:bassist:
     
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    Want your minds blown again? Keith is 'right-handed'!!
     
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    Interesting......as i've not heard that. I will ask him about that next week, as I'm going to head to Wabi's and see him. Thanks for the info
     
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    One more helping of Warrior tone!
     
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    Here's an excerpt from an interview.........

     
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    Not a fan of those basses, but LOVE Keith's playing. I heard him with Trisha a few times, and he is just something. If I remember right, he used a 'Munji tribute pink Lakland' with her:D
     
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    I like them but a simple 5 string with a full Bartolini setup would do me fine. a friend of mine has an older model NAMM bass he bought somewhere. It had a single MM pickup with a slap switch. Man that thing smoked.
     
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    Super Bad playing!
     
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    Hmmmmm...... I grew up just south of the VA border and live just south of that location now. I could be in Petersburg in a couple hours maybe?
     
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    It is hard to go wrong with a single MM pickup as long as its in the right position.

    Those MM/J basses fascinate me although I am a sucker for the skinny Bartolini soapbars.
     
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    I hear you about not liking Warrior basses. As for me, playing Urban Gospel (poorly) is pretty much what I do all of the time when I play out, and basses with that modern tone really do it for me. That said, a nice Jazz bass still sounds good in any setting!:D
     

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