good solo bassists?

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by Michael Bolton, Dec 11, 2004.

  1. Michael Bolton

    Michael Bolton

    Nov 13, 2004
    Delran, NJ
    can someone reccomend me some good solo bassists.
  2. Victor Wooten
    Michael Manring
    Steve Lawson
    Trip Wamsley

    There are alot more but that's a start.
  3. Michael Bolton

    Michael Bolton

    Nov 13, 2004
    Delran, NJ
    i just checked out victor wooten

    its amazing i need to get soem albums from this guy.
  4. Get Victor Wooten- Me & My Bass guitar, its toooo funky!
    If you can find it Cliff Burton used to pull off some great solo's. Ryan Martinie of Mudvayne is good also, but you might have a hard time finding some of hive live solo's, which are arguably his best.
    Stu Hamm also, I love his live medley with the moonlight sonata and peanuts theme.
  5. Mystic Michael

    Mystic Michael Hip No Ties

    Apr 1, 2004
    New York, NY
    Ditto on Michael Manring. There's practically nothing he can't do on four strings...

  6. Papersen

    Papersen Supporting Member

    Mar 22, 2002
    My favorites:

    - Michael Manring
    - Marcus Miller
    - Victor Wooten
    - Trip Wamsley
    - Matt Garrison
  7. LM Bass

    LM Bass

    Jul 19, 2002
    Vancouver, BC
    Soloists I like:

    Matt Garrison
    Jaco Pastorius
    Mike Pope
    John Patitucci
    Steve Swallow
    Tom Kennedy
    Jimmy Haslip

    Dave Holland
    Oscar Pettiford
    Marc Johnson
    Paul Chambers
    Red Mitchell
    Michael Moore
    George Mraz
    Ray Brown

    Gary Karr
    Edgar Meyer
    Renaud Garcia-Fons
    Joel Quarrington

    Dexter Gordon
    Jascha Heifitz
    Charlie Parker
    Ella Fitgerald
    Clifford Brown
    Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
    Jan Garbarek
    Anner Bylsma
    Gil Shaham
    Herbie Hancock
    John Coltrane
    Wayne Shorter
    John Scofield
    Adam Rogers
    Chris Potter
    Deitrich Fischer-Diskau
    Maria Callas