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8 and 12 string basses for Jazz

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by AMJBASS, May 22, 2002.


  1. AMJBASS

    AMJBASS Supporting Member

    Jan 8, 2002
    Ontario, Canada
    I have become attracted to the sound of "Doubled"
    string basses. I really like how filling the sound is, and the chorus effect of a slightly flat octave string. Have any of you used a 8 or a 12 string in a Jazz setting? I am thinking about picking up a Dean, but I want to make sure that it will not be too overpowering. Mt question is would it be better(from your experience) to go for an 8 string or a 12?
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    The 8 string looks nice with that Babinga top eh!
     
  2. JAUQO III-X

    JAUQO III-X Inactive

    Jan 4, 2002
    CHICAGO,IL.
    Endorsing artist:see profile.
    I've used my 15 string fretless for Funk,Jazz,R&B,etc it just depends on how you approach it. easing into it would be a good start.
     

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