Rocco Prestia

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by lowfrez, Nov 4, 2001.

  1. Anyone know what kinda bass Rocco's been playing live? A friend of mine went to see TOP recently and was wondering what kinda bass he plays. :confused:
  2. notduane


    Nov 24, 2000
    Conklin Groove Tools GTRP-4 maybe?...

  3. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    It probably was that one if he couldn't recognize it. He also has a Fender P signature model.
  4. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    Yeah, it's a cool bass. Bill's also going to offer them in a 5 as well.
  5. I'm pretty sure from the way my friend described it it's the conklin. He said the tuners were 2+2 and the headstock was kinda pointed. He also so that the upper horn was longer than a fenders.
  6. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    ...he just doesn't look right without that Fender P-bass. ;)

    Same goes for Rainey(in those Ken Smith ads).
  7. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    chuck rainey has also been playing the ole' warrior lately, in ads at least.
  8. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta (Grant Park!)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    Speaking of Chuck, how many sig models does he have?!
  9. Niels Keijzer

    Niels Keijzer Guest

    Nov 27, 2000
    I wonder how many people here have heard his solo album.

    Lots of people know him better then his music.
    For a bassist, this is not good.
  10. Yea a lot of people really need to get on the bus.
  11. fello


    Nov 11, 2002
    London, UK
    I just saw Rocco tonight, playing with T.O.P in Boston.The band and himself were SMOKIN!.Glad to see he's allright now,after his illness.Great Band!
    Check them out if you can!
  12. geezer316


    Jan 26, 2003
    i am a big fan of his,i love his 16th note bass lines especially on his earlier work:D
  13. Great! I was just asking a buddy the other day if he was touring with them again. :bassist:
  14. jerry

    jerry Too old for a hiptrip Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 1999
    They have a new album out too......great stuff! Rocco is as funky as ever:bassist:
  15. Rocco.....king of the 1/16 note! He's in my top 5.
  16. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather

    Just in case no one's seen it but here's a link to a Real Media video of TOP. Good lawd, talk about tight! And Rocco is groovin' his @$$ off on his signature Conklin!


  17. willgroove2


    Aug 16, 2003
    chicago IL
    Endorsing Artist;Essential sound products,Dunlop, Ergo Instruments
    yeeeeah!! that's funky! good to see rocco sounding good and looking healthy,and that lead singer is pushing it too
  18. And if you were totally ignorant you might think, 'What's that guy in the back doing? I can't see his hands moving...' oh, & I'm leaving my wife for Dave Garibaldi. Don't anyone tell, I want it to be a surprise.
  19. mike sancho

    mike sancho SANCH

    Feb 10, 2004
    Milwaukee, WI
    That's some serious poody! Thanks for the link, made my day.
    Rocco's the man! That band just keeps on being the tightest band on the planet.
  20. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather

    ...and it's great to see Rocco bouncing and wiggling around back there as he's not one of those dance around, move around kinda guys! He picks his spot and stays there all night! ;)