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Best strings for Jazz bass for "piano like" tone

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by Yamarc, Feb 11, 2005.


  1. Your theory is very much correct - D'addario ProSteels are immensely piano-like, with harmonics that practically jump out of your bass and a very complex mid-to-high end... but not overly bright. Of course that's relative - someone whose a 10-year-old flats play will indeed find them "overly bright"... I'm talking about your average roundwould player in my guesstimation. The fact that they last quite long for stainless steels is the icing on the cherry of mixed metaphors. ;)

    Try a set of ProSteels. I very much doubt you'll be disappointed. :D
     
  2. slugworth

    slugworth Inactive

    Jun 12, 2003
    So. Calif.
    >>> Heheh, probably not!!!

    Slug
     
  3. Dude

    Dude Commercial User

    Mar 19, 2000
    AZ
    Owner: The Dude Pit Forum (closed) Producer: School of Bass
    Just spoke to Coral...she heads back to the UK on Thursday and the new US Sales Rep is onboard effective today. His name Johnny Birkey.

    Still no contact info for Hammer...working on it.
     
  4. slugworth

    slugworth Inactive

    Jun 12, 2003
    So. Calif.
    Cool... Is Johnny a Brit or did they find him here? I Googled
    his name, possibly an Ex Guitar Center Rep from the No. Cal area??

    Thx

    Slug
     
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