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Heart of the Bass

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Bernie Connors, Feb 19, 2004.

  1. Hello all,

    Would anyone know what bass John Patitucci used for this recording? Was he using Yamaha at the time? I love this recording and he gets a great sound out of his bass.


  2. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
  3. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    Most probably his signature 6, still very much in production, AFAIK.
  4. Christopher


    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    This was released in the early 90s, so I think he was still using the first generation TRB-6P, i.e. the neckthrough with the piezo pickup.
  5. Thanks everyone for the replies.

    Chris, that's what I was thinking but I was not sure. So I thought I would ask. ;)

    I love the tone of that bass! Of course, John's amazing playing is a big help. :p

  6. I just checked the inside cover of the CD and there is a great picture of John with his Yamaha. Definitely not a bolt on so full marks to Christopher !!

    Now I've got the CD out I'm going to have to play it.
    It was seeing John in the Chick Corea band that really convinced me that six was for me.
  7. DaveBeny


    Mar 22, 2000
    London, UK

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