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Bass X Cello

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [DB]' started by Bijoux, Jan 11, 2002.

  1. Bijoux


    Aug 13, 2001
    So should I start playing a 4/4 size bass so people will stop telling: " hey man, nice cello you got in there", when people ask me what instrument I am playing and I answer I play the bass, I am not sure if they really know what is the bass by the look in their faces, am I the only one playing these gigs where people never saw a bass before?
  2. You`re lucky,i usually get`that`s a big violin`
    It would be nice to have some answers lined up,any suggestions?
  3. Don Higdon

    Don Higdon In Memoriam

    Dec 11, 1999
    Princeton Junction, NJ
    We've all been thru it. I allow a perfunctory smile and proceed to go about my business as if they didn't exist.
  4. Lance Jaegan

    Lance Jaegan

    Dec 23, 2000
    Regardless, a lot of people would STILL think it's a cello anyways. You just can't win.
  5. Bijoux


    Aug 13, 2001
    maybe I'll buy a cheap cello at some pawn shop and set it right next to me on the gig and even wrute a little sign that says cello!!!:)
  6. Marcus Johnson

    Marcus Johnson

    Nov 28, 2001
    Out here, it's "big ukulele, brah"...I just laugh as if it was the first time I ever heard it.

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