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Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by robass, Jan 20, 2012.


  1. robass

    robass

    Oct 27, 2007
    central coast, ca
    Found this quote whilst perusing stories about the upcoming NFC championship game (Go Niners!)

    "One of the game’s most prolific passers in Drew Brees quickly discovered that last weekend, as he was hurried like a bassist trying to stay in step with Satchmo’s trumpet. The Saints went marching in, but the Niners came marching out."

    the quote comes from this link

    first ever sports to bass player reference I've ever come across
     
  2. RBX4

    RBX4

    Dec 21, 2010
    Miami, Florida
    Cool! Go ninerz
     
  3. Vakmere

    Vakmere

    Sep 6, 2007
    Philly
    That pick killed them. Tough break.
     
  4. Uncle K

    Uncle K The bass player doesn't get a sandwich Supporting Member

    Aug 22, 2011
    Erie, PA
  5. Yeah, no way you'll keep up with Satchmo playing with a pick vs fingers...

    Randy
     
  6. lowfreq33

    lowfreq33

    Jan 27, 2010
    Nashville
    Endorsing Artist: Genz Benz Amplification
    Not a very good analogy, Satchmo wasn't well known for playing at faster tempos.
     

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