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How to find a great bass player

Discussion in 'Band Management [BG]' started by Joe Nerve, Apr 27, 2006.

  1. Joe Nerve

    Joe Nerve

    Oct 7, 2000
    New York City
    Endorsing artist: Musicman basses
    I thought this was amusing - posted in the vilage voice classifieds:


    Reply: -----
    That's right. My band Dimah ------ has been looking for a bass player for so long that we have been playing shows with no bass player at all. Would you like to get down with a great band with a great attitude that is already ready to go. Check out our site and if you are between 20-30 and like the stuff, send me an email. If you come down and try out, I will give you beer or pot or both to enjoy while we jam. We live and jam in Queens but it doesn't matter where you live.

    This is serious,


    Mike from XxXxXx
    Location: Queens, NY
  2. Doctor J

    Doctor J

    Dec 23, 2005
    That is excellent. What's that e-mail address? ;)
  3. IanStephenson

    IanStephenson UnRegistered User

    Apr 8, 2006
    Sounds like the guy is looking to get arrested for supplying!

    Next months poster: "Band with great bass player looking for guitarist to fill in for 3-5 years with time off for good behaviour..."

  4. Pennydreadful

    Pennydreadful Goin out West

    Jun 13, 2005
    Arlington, Texas
    Hmm...I'd probably go.
  5. guy n. cognito

    guy n. cognito Secret Agent Member Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 28, 2005
    Nashville, TN
    So Joe, which did you take? ;)
  6. Joe Nerve

    Joe Nerve

    Oct 7, 2000
    New York City
    Endorsing artist: Musicman basses
    I went for the heroin, but they said "THAT'S MESSED UP DUDE!".
  7. FriscoBassAce


    Dec 29, 2004
    Frisco, Texas
    Independent Manufacturers Representative

    That's hilarious!!! :D
  8. hellsgate


    Dec 27, 2005
    My solution is......look in the mirror ;)
  9. Sounds like a sting operation to me (and I'm not talking about Sting the bassist).
  10. Don't you know it's common courtesy to wait until the callback or second practice to get "the good stuff"?
  11. Guiness and green bud..... ah the halcyon days of my youth... :bummed:

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