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Question from new Bass Player

Discussion in 'Tablature and Notation [BG]' started by jurisfiction, Apr 13, 2005.


  1. jurisfiction

    jurisfiction

    Apr 13, 2005
    I'm just starting out on the bass, don't know a lot about it, and I want to know if the bass guitar ever plays any lead parts?
     
  2. yes, lead bass not too much main stream however more funk/jazz
     
  3. Listen to "Pulling Teeth" by Metallica. Manowar has a lot of solos too. :bassist: :bassist: :bassist: :bassist: :bassist: :bassist: :bassist:
     
  4. I'd listen to Orion by metallica rather than pulling teeth. As Pulling teeth is a solo, Orion is a full song with mostly lead bass. And a bass solo at 6:35.
     
  5. AmplifyYourBass

    AmplifyYourBass

    Dec 7, 2003
    Listen to some funk and jazz. Very few new bands have big bass parts.