Here's my situation: I play in a jazz trio (piano, bass, drums) and we're about to record. I have a KK Bass Max on my Shen SB100 and in live gigs, I run this through my amp (not a very powerful amp for bass -- actually a Roland keyboard amp, but my budget doesn't allow me to purchase something at this point - that's another discussion altogether). For the recording session, I wonder if I can mainly use a microphone near the upright to get a nice acoustic sound on the recording. At the same time, because the band will want to hear the bass, I was thinking of still plugging in the pickup through the amp, but turning the volume just high enough for the pianist and drummer to hear. Do you think this sounds reasonable? Should the amp then be far away from the microphone and the bass so the recording doesn't pick up as much sound from the amp (which sounds okay, but is still as nice as just hearing the bass acoustically)? Of course, I also don't own a nice small bass microphone -- only some vocal mics. Perhaps that wouldn't be good to capture the upright's sound? (I'm not thinking of purchasing more equipment, so I'm trying to deal with the hand I have..) Any suggestions would be appreciated!