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Best Instrument Besides Bass

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Mud Flaps, Feb 3, 2003.


  1. Guitar

    12 vote(s)
    16.0%
  2. Drums

    20 vote(s)
    26.7%
  3. Keyboard/Piano

    17 vote(s)
    22.7%
  4. DJ/Turntable/Scratching

    2 vote(s)
    2.7%
  5. Harmonica

    1 vote(s)
    1.3%
  6. NONE! Bass is the only real instrument! (If you're ignorant, click here!)

    3 vote(s)
    4.0%
  7. Other

    20 vote(s)
    26.7%
  1. Mud Flaps

    Mud Flaps

    Feb 3, 2003
    Norton, MA
    I use to be a drummer, but I switched to bass because it is much cooler. But drums is still my favorite instrument besides bass. What do you think?
     
  2. 5stringDNA

    5stringDNA

    Oct 10, 2002
    Englewood, CO
    I've always thought harmonica was pretty cool...
     
  3. temp5897

    temp5897 Guest

    Easiest poll ever.

    The tenor sax of course.

    ;)
     
  4. Johnalex

    Johnalex

    Jul 20, 2001
    South Carolina
    Can't beat a good synth ;)
     
  5. I'm rather partial to my Les Paul...
     
  6. Spam2mapS

    Spam2mapS

    Jun 26, 2002
    Ann Arbor, MI
    OTHER!

    Of course we all know it's French horn... ;)
     
  7. 5stringDNA

    5stringDNA

    Oct 10, 2002
    Englewood, CO
    French horn??? if your gonna play brass, play somethin with balls...trumpet! Like me!! ;):D
     
  8. BTBbassist

    BTBbassist join us for mankala hour!

    Apr 20, 2002
    Westlake Village, CA
    No debating...piano is the best instrument besides bass.
     
  9. BassWizard55

    BassWizard55 Guest

    Dec 21, 2002
    Rome, Ga
    I'll be honest, I like the Tuba slightly more than bass. Just because the bass is not a very musical instrument, it's very percusive.
     
  10. Bass, fLutes, violin and hand percussion... I love that combo..
     

  11. I concure. Too bad I suck at it.:(
     
  12. Well, I guess I've always been pretty musical:

    1. Bass (Electric and Double of course)
    2. Drums
    3. Guitar
    4. Violin
    5. Clarinet
    6. Saxophone
    7. Piano
    8. The Pennywhistle!
     
  13. Brendan

    Brendan

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Bass
    Drums
    Bagpipes.

    In that order.
     

  14. I think you've been playing it wrong.
     
  15. temp5897

    temp5897 Guest

    yup.
     
  16. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    California
    Even though I play guitar, I had to go with piano.
     
  17. 5stringDNA

    5stringDNA

    Oct 10, 2002
    Englewood, CO
    Hmmm I dunno If would ahve said that in a Bass forum..after all, you can swing a bass faster than a tuba.:D ;)
     
  18. tuBass

    tuBass

    Dec 14, 2002
    Mesquite, Texas

    I'm a pro tuba player, and from a lyrical standpoint, the tuba is more expressive and "voice" like. I wouldn't say the bass is unmusical though. They both do thinks the other can't, so that's why I play both.
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    Of course, Trombone is actually the world's best instrument.
     
  19. Aaron

    Aaron

    Jun 2, 2001
    Bellingham, WA
    The one instrument besides bass that has really appealed to me is steel drums, but I highly doubt i'll be able to get one of those and practice them anytime soon.

    I guess it is that jaco influence. :D