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Just Saw Kim Stone Tonight

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by rickreyn, Oct 4, 2001.


  1. rickreyn

    rickreyn

    Jun 16, 2000
    Lutz, Florida
    Playing with the Rippingtons in Tampa. I was surprised to see him playing a Fender Jazz 5-string! What happened to the Roscoe? However, just as the other two times I took in the Rippingtons, the bass was more felt than heard.
     
  2. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    Kim is a Fender endorser now.

    I had a Roscoe... nice bass. I preferred my Jazz Deluxe 5.
     
  3. rickreyn

    rickreyn

    Jun 16, 2000
    Lutz, Florida
    Not that there is anything wrong with the Fender. I am sure it was custom shop all the way.
     
  4. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    I doubt it. I've had excellent results with off the rack Fenders... so do some of the endorsers. Heck, Ray Reindeau has an MIM among other things;)
     
  5. rickreyn

    rickreyn

    Jun 16, 2000
    Lutz, Florida
    It was probably off the rack. Hmmm...maybe I'll have to return to my roots....again.
     
  6. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    I did ;)
     
  7. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    so did I. I'm thinking Jazz Delux V with maple board for my next...... with a J- Retro, of course.
     
  8. Angus

    Angus Supporting Member

    Apr 16, 2000
    Palo Alto, CA
    He seems like a pretty fickle guy...

    I remember at one point he said that the melody's he hears in his head require a 6 string...so he ordered a Roscoe 3 string. Now he's at a 5 string!

    But hey, can't go wrong with a jazz bass, so who knows! Good for him, I say.