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Cool Video: "Story of the Bass"

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by bostich36, Jan 25, 2014.

  1. bostich36


    Feb 13, 2013

    This is a cool video, there're a few factual errors though.
    DougieB likes this.
  2. Very nice, and informative.

    That's 8 minutes I'm glad I spent watching that.


  3. Reddog01


    Nov 3, 2013
    Georgetown, TX
    That is a lot of fun to watch!
  4. BassDaddy77


    Feb 12, 2010
    NE Ohio
    Awesome. Short and sweet, but a great look into the history of the low end!
  5. temmrich

    temmrich Supporting Member

    Jan 29, 2012
    Dayton, Ohio
    The lack of edits is impressive.
  6. Kmrumedy


    May 12, 2004
    Montreal, Canada
    That was fun. Thanks.
  7. randyripoff


    Jul 12, 2008
  8. Herrick


    Jul 21, 2010
    Munchkin Land
    Replying so I can find this thread later & watch the video at home.
  9. Hues


    Nov 27, 2012
    see Burn Notice
    I just fell in love with the bass all over again...Thanks.
  10. SBassman


    Jun 8, 2003
    Northeast, US
    Tons of fun. Thank you for posting that.
  11. Herrick


    Jul 21, 2010
    Munchkin Land
    That was well done.
  12. Gorn


    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
    To demonstrate the transition from upright to the invention of the electric bass in the 50's, they use a jazz bass, and the man who really made it big was the great Mark Montgomery.

    Then they put the jazz bass away and demonstrate Jaco's fretless innovation with a Godin.
  13. JonDark


    May 21, 2013
    Detroit MI
    Very cool. Thanks for posting that. :bassist:
  14. tuBass


    Dec 14, 2002
    Mesquite, Texas
    very cool. I really enjoyed that!
  15. hrodbert696

    hrodbert696 Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    CDZA is awesome - I subscribed to their youtube channel a few weeks ago. Great stuff.
  16. Awesome! Just when I thought I had seen every bass video. Thanks!

    JAUQO III-X Banned

    Jan 4, 2002
    Endorsing artist:see profile.
    That would be Monk Montgomery (and no I'm not being sarcastic). But later in his career he did switch to primarily playing the Jazz bass.
  18. hrodbert696

    hrodbert696 Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    I'm sure the guy played basses he actually owns rather than buying some just to make a youtube video with. It never says "this is the exact gear that this song was recorded on," just shows "electric bass" and "fretless," which the jazz and the Godin certainly are.