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Who plays bass for Lenny Kravitz?

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by Disco_Gee, Aug 9, 2006.


  1. Disco_Gee

    Disco_Gee

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    Anyone know who plays bass for Lenny Kravitz? Some of his tracks have some sweet bass lines.
     
  2. Kickin'Fruit

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    He plays his own bass, drums and guitar. But he plays everyone else's songs.
     
  3. loendmaestro

    loendmaestro Supporting Member

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    +1
     
  4. Disco_Gee

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    Really? So he plays all the instruments, but someone else actually writes the songs?
     
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  6. sfisher

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    I think it's Jack Daley actually, and he plays bass on Joss Stone's Soul Sessions too.
     
  7. superbassman2000

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    yeah, live its jack daley...he doesn't play all bass/guitar/drums live :)

    studio its lenny though...

    i really like jack. he's got the perfect vibe for lenny and also for joss stone's first cd :) i am not sure about the new joss stone cds, i haven't heard them but i heard that she is falling into the pit of mediocrity by trying to do songs that are written for brittney spears and the rest
     
  8. bassist15

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    Kravitz plays most all instruments in studio . DAley and KRavit's guitarist sometimes play on a track or two. But Kravitz is very good at bass , drums , and of course guitar. JAck DAley plays live and is a superb talent on the bass.
     
  9. bassist15

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    Kravitz plays most all instruments in studio . DAley and KRavit's guitarist sometimes play on a track or two. But Kravitz is very good at bass , drums , and of course guitar. JAck DAley plays live and is a superb talent on the bass. Kravitz plays vintage Pbass with flats. He also owns a huge Ashdown bass rig . Daley plays fenders and also has a gigantic ashdown rig
     
  10. Kickin'Fruit

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    Prince is better at that.
     
  11. MinorPentatonic

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    Dude, I think Lenny Kravitz plays bass himself on many recordings. I don't know who his live bassist is though.
     
  12. Zakk007

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    Jack Daley;)
     
  13. superbassman2000

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    this was an entertaining albeit redundant post:)
     
  14. bikeplate

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    HI

    Its Jack Daley, of course. A fellow upstate NYer!! and all around cool guy. His brother is a great guitarist, too

    Rob
     
  15. middlebit

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    Hey, you guys heard of Jack Daley? He plays bass on the live stuff.
    :help:
     
  16. Headroom

    Headroom Supporting Member

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    Cloning technology hasn't progressed to the point where the all-Kravitz band can hit the road.
     
  17. superbassman2000

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    wait guys, i think you are all wrong...i hear it's this guy named jack daley...
     
  18. WillInDenver

    WillInDenver An ounce of perception, a pound of obscure. Supporting Member

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    I think the comment was meant to indicate that Kravitz' music tends to sound heavily derivative of his influences. Example - Are You Gonna Go My Way would have been right at home on any Hendrix album.
     
  19. Matt Till

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    The album with Fly away (I hate that song) is AMAZING! I honestly love that album. It's a guilty pleasure, but this was before he wrote garbagey garage rock and cheese ballads. He's got a couple on this one, but it's really funky!
     
  20. Jboogie

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    He's gets accused of that a lot. Off the top of my head he used Prince's Wherever U Go from Prince's Rave album as a inspiration for his song Again.
     
  21. omnimutant

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    He has his fair share of covers too. But I think mainly people mean his songs sound a lot like other peoples stuff.
     

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