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Funk on a P-bass

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by siwel24, May 6, 2001.


  1. siwel24

    siwel24

    May 3, 2001
    I have an ibanez roadstar II p-bass, but i want to add a Jazz pick-up. Is this possible, and if it is, where would i go to get it done? (i live in norfolk, england!)

    Also, if anyone could reccomend some funky tunes or riffs, or tips on how to play funk, I would appreciate it.
     
  2. Funk on a P bass is exactly where it all started. Try something from the Bros. Johnson or nearly any tune from Tower of Power. Rocco Prestia did all of that on a P!
     
  3. DanGouge

    DanGouge

    May 25, 2000
    Canada!
    You *should* be able to find a tech who's handy with a router and a solder gun somewhere local. Then all you need is to order the PU and the extra hardware (you'll need another vol. knob and pot at the very least).
    -Dan
     
  4. jasonbraatz

    jasonbraatz

    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
    fvck the J pickup!

    throw some flatwounds on that mofo.

    buy as many recordings that james jamerson was on that you can find.

    and play!


    jason
     
  5. siwel24

    siwel24

    May 3, 2001
    thanks folks!