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So now I know!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by fenbull, Nov 5, 2003.


  1. fenbull

    fenbull

    Oct 31, 2003
    Akron ohio
    After returning my MIM jazz (fretted)that was missing a saddle last Sunday...i got the idea to pick up fretless jazz at the store. In the store over all the noise it sounded great and i loved the feel and smoothness. well....got it home and the easy baselines i played were full of slipping around and sharp and flat notes messing it up, also no spunk or punch. After two days of playing I said forget it .Took it back to GC walked out with my last fretted jazz and i think it is the best sounding one to date.You guys were right, it takes a great ear and a more advanced player to understand the fretless. I really think they will make you a better player in the long run ...but i just cant stand thems no more.:spit:
     
  2. Fretless is another world unto itself.

    Welcome to the world of fretted bass.

    Have fun with your MIM jazz bass.

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    Treena
     
  3. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    I play fretless... for I am 1337... its definitly not for most people.
     
  4. 1337?!? :confused: :confused: :confused:

    Over Mr. Goody Good's head....
     
  5. jaggedsphere

    jaggedsphere

    Jul 15, 2002
    Ottawa
    I am such a geek 4 knowing this..
    christ I Am seeing this everywhere nowadays....1337 means leet which means 'leet which means eleet which means elite.....:rolleyes:
     
  6. jaggedsphere

    jaggedsphere

    Jul 15, 2002
    Ottawa
  7. Cool...thanks!!!
     
  8. And this is my favorite..

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    Treena
     
  9. pilotjones

    pilotjones Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2001
    US-NY-NYC
    this is the definition that matches how I think about it: