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Bongo for Jazz?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by etherbass, Nov 4, 2004.


  1. etherbass

    etherbass

    May 24, 2004
    has anyone had experience using the bongo in a jazz group? i have heard that musicman in NOT a jazz bass. i play rock and hard stuff too, but i do play alot of smooth jazz and swing. Is the bongo versatile enough?
     
  2. Mobay45

    Mobay45 The artist formerly known as "Big Daddy"

    Apr 28, 2004
    Irving, TX
    Either post this in the Ernie Ball forum or the Musicman section of thedudepit.com and I think you will find your answer very quickly.
     
  3. bassmonkeee

    bassmonkeee

    Sep 13, 2000
    Decatur, GA
    Yep, I regularly use both my fretted and fretless Bongos on Jazz/Blues gigs and I have always gotten compliments on my tone.
     
  4. MODNY

    MODNY Guest

    Nov 9, 2004
    bongo's have got to be one of the ugliest basses on the planet.
     
  5. Wow I have never heard that one before :spit:
     
  6. bassmonkeee

    bassmonkeee

    Sep 13, 2000
    Decatur, GA
    Thanks for sharing. :rollno: