So now I know!

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

  1. 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. 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.

  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


    Jul 15, 2002
    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. And this is my favorite..

  7. pilotjones

    pilotjones Supporting Member

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