Identify this Bass (please)

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by True_Seeker, Aug 25, 2004.

  1. True_Seeker


    Aug 25, 2004
    Hiya, I'm new here so I'm not entirely sure if this will work so please bare with me. I've been trying to find out what bass guitar Paul Frazier, who plays for David Byrne plays. I have attempted to incorporate a picture by attaching a file but am not sure if it'll work. If it doesn't could you help me work out how to display it and if it does then i'd greatly appreciate a positive identification :hyper:
  2. Whafrodamus


    Oct 29, 2003
    Andover, MA
    If he wasn't a lefty, I could tell you :p
  3. KenToby


    Aug 15, 2002
    Seems to be a Bossa. They are made in Japan.

  4. Juneau


    Jul 15, 2004
    Dallas, TX.
    This help? hehehe
  5. Juneau


    Jul 15, 2004
    Dallas, TX.
  6. 6-3-2


    Sep 20, 2003
    Mmm hmm, that's a Bossa. Bossa Ob-5 to be exact.
  7. True_Seeker


    Aug 25, 2004
    Wow, thanks for the quick response! Hmmmm a Bossa OB-5 eh? I've never heard of them, is bossa the name of the company that makes them and what sort of price do they go for? I tried searching on google and didn't come up with an official website or anything, could someone point me in the right direction? :D
  8. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
  9. Christopher


    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    They're in the $1000-2000 range. Pretty reasonable for what you get. Like a lot of Japanese basses, the electronics are kind of fiddly. Bass Exchange has a couple in stock.
  10. True_Seeker


    Aug 25, 2004
    Are they available in the UK?