And I thought 6 strings was a lot

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Bardolph, Jul 31, 2002.

  1. ldiezman


    Jul 11, 2001
    yeah.. they are out there.. there are some folks here who play on them.. John turner being the man who plays just on 7,8,and 9 string basses...
  2. Bardolph


    Jul 28, 2002
    Grand Rapids, MI
    how can he even reach the B string?:eek:
  3. it's all just a matter of what you're used to and what you want to do. I used to think that 5 was wild and 6 was CRAZY... then I played them. now I'm one of those weirdos playing an 8. now, my friend Greg plays a 9 like a madman! you should check HIM out...!

    from the low end,

  4. Suburban


    Jan 15, 2001
    lower mid Sweden
    It's usually an F#, or at least F# as usually as B.