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Is it Abe or the TRB 5P or Both?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by rickreyn, Jan 25, 2001.


  1. rickreyn

    rickreyn

    Jun 16, 2000
    Lutz, Florida
    I play a lot of praise music on which Abraham Laboriel is the bassist. There is not another player around quite like him when it comes to number of styles he can play and play musically. I notice the clear crisp tone he gets and wonder if it can be attributed to the TRB5P he plays on most of the CDs, or something else. This question may be for the praise guys out there, but Abe is a tremendous session player as well. I ask this because I have a line on a 5P and wanted some reinforcement.
     
  2. phil_chew

    phil_chew

    Mar 22, 2000
    Asia
    I think it is mostly Abe. Good bassists will always sound good.

     
  3. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    Abe is well known outside of praise circles. I've seen him play some fairly strange basses...it's definitely Abe;)
     
  4. in one his videos he show part of his bass collection, discribes the tones, plays them and they all sound like abe.
    he is great i just love his playing and his veiws.