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Ron Carter's Strings?

Discussion in 'Strings [DB]' started by lermgalieu, Nov 28, 2001.


  1. lermgalieu

    lermgalieu Supporting Member

    Apr 27, 2000
    Palo Alto, CA
    Anyone know what he uses, specifically on The Bass And I - The Shadow of Your Smile (probably the same strings as he always has used for the past 10-15 years, but that recording is very representative)? I like how steely they sound particularily for the context I play in. I am currently using Obligatos. I know the way the string sounds depends on your bass, but I'd still like to find out.

    thanks!

    --> Lawrence
     
  2. He has been advertised using the Labella tape wounds. (black)
     
  3. Luthier David Gage confirms that he uses La Bella black nylon strings.

    Many years ago he used Golden Spiral on D and G
     
  4. lermgalieu

    lermgalieu Supporting Member

    Apr 27, 2000
    Palo Alto, CA
    Thanks!