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Brian Bowdren of BBO basses passed.

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by Brad Johnson, Dec 28, 2004.

  1. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    I was headed over to the Eastern Shore today and figured I'd check in with Brian after all of the great things I'd heard about his work. Went to his website and found that he passed away the 14th of December. I had never had the chance to meet him. RIP.

  2. godoze


    Oct 21, 2002
    That's a shame. I met him in philly a few weeks ago. Nice instruments.
  3. RichSnyder

    RichSnyder Always groove.... Supporting Member

    Jun 19, 2003
    Columbia, Md
    I just found out about this. I played a guy's BBO bass and liked it. It was the lightest bass I have ever touched. I balanced it on the upper horn jack and held it by one finger. Great bass. Great legacy.