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Thunderbird body-Do they fit in any genre?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by tekhna, Apr 23, 2005.

  1. tekhna


    Nov 7, 2004
    I know thunderbirds are primarily associated with rock/metal but would you guys take a jazz group with a thunderbird seriously? I am working on a 5 string bass right now, and I have plans laid out for both a tele and thunderbird bass. I am leaning towards the thunderbird simply because they are flat out rock, and sexy as hell anyways!
  2. christle


    Jan 26, 2002
    Winnipeg, MB
    I've seen them played in a variety of genres. It's all about tone and taste.
  3. Tash


    Feb 13, 2005
    Bel Air Maryland
    I've played in a jazz band using one of these:


    I think a Thunderbird is way less "***?" than that ;)

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