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Comment on Youtube Rocco Prestia Vid..

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by albertofrog, Mar 9, 2010.


  1. I was just surfing for some funk style inspiration on youtube and came across this :

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Agqo3aOahOc

    but what really got me was this comment on the vid...

    "When I first got started on bass, I tried to be flashy. We were playing this old country dive outside Yazoo City, MS and I was showing my butt. I noticed this old black man watching me, with a big frown on his face. During a break I walked over to him to see what was wrong. He shook his head and said "Boy, bass players and drummers 'sposed to make like a catfish and hang out on the bottom." I never forgot it. Rocco mastered it."


    :):) made me smile anyway....
     
  2. AntBass1

    AntBass1

    Feb 10, 2010
    LOL, sounds like a corny movie from the 50's... Cool tho
     
  3. Vakmere

    Vakmere

    Sep 6, 2007
    Philly
    This is hip, hipper than hip, good stuff. Rocco is right on the money with his comment. Catfish....good 1
     
  4. Matt Dean

    Matt Dean Supporting Member

    Jan 2, 2007
    SF (North) Bay Area
    In my second band ever (just out of high school) I received the same kind of feedback from the band leader, an older cat from Oakland who used to hang the TOP guys before they blew up.
     
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