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Passione Strings (jazz players)

Discussion in 'Strings [DB]' started by LukeS, Sep 30, 2013.


  1. LukeS

    LukeS

    Sep 10, 2009
    New York, NY
    Have any jazz players tried Pirastro Passione strings? Wondering if I should give them a shot.
     
  2. Eric Hochberg

    Eric Hochberg

    Jul 7, 2004
    Chicago
    They are classical arco strings as presented. Too dark, stiff and lifeless for jazz pizz, IMO.
     
  3. The top strings are okay for jazz pizz, but the bottom ones much less.
     
  4. geoffbassist

    geoffbassist UK Double Bassist Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jul 17, 2006
    UK
    Founder - Discover Double Bass
    I found them way too much hard work and wouldn't consider using them as a jazz string. I would go for Evah Weichs.
     

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