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How do I get the sound I want

Discussion in 'Ask Janek Gwizdala' started by PSB, Sep 18, 2008.

  1. PSB


    Sep 18, 2008
    Essex, UK

    I very new to bass playing, although i've been playing trumpet for many years, I'm after getting a certian sound out of my amp but not sure how to acheive it.

    I'm after a Duck Dunn type sound and don't where I should be sticking my Bass, middle and treble knobs. I realise this would vary amp to amp.

    Hope you can help.


  2. janekbass


    Jan 28, 2004
    Los Angeles
    Founder and CEO of http://janeksbassstudio.com
    For a Duck Dunn sound I would go for flat wound strings on a P bass. the older the better with the strings and the bass.

    I would go for getting the sound with your fingers and leaving all the tone controls flat.



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