Well, Matt Till is wrong.

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by Only, Sep 13, 2004.

  1. Only


    Sep 8, 2002
    Warrensburg, MO
    I saw Nathan East today with Fourplay and he is, without a doubt, the best bassist ever. (Yes yes, I know, this is all IMO.) :p But so far, he has impressed me more than any other bassist I've ever heard. Including Claypool (my personal favorite) and Jaco and Stanley. I don't even like jazz, and it was an outstanding concert!

    He played fills, trills, solos and never lost the bottom end, but every note he played was incredibly tasteful. He also scat-sang solos along with his bass, one solo even going from the highest highs to the lowest lows of his 6-string! :eek:

    Best live tone I've ever heard, ever. I don't know HOW he kept his sound so deep but still so tight in an outdoor concert.

    I also got to meet him for a few minutes, and he is an incredibly nice guy.
  2. DigMe


    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    Man, tell us something we DON'T know.

    brad cook
  3. Humblerumble


    Feb 22, 2004
    I have never had the pleasure of seeing Nathan live, but I hope to get the chance. He is one of my favorite bass players, and the one I most try to emulate as everything he plays on is tasteful and just fits the music perfectly.
  4. Benjamin Strange

    Benjamin Strange Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    New Orleans, LA
    Owner / Tech: Strange Guitarworks
    Matt also likes Ween. Ewww.
  5. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Someone likes Ween? What the hell?
  6. Against Will

    Against Will Supporting Member

    Dec 10, 2003
    Big Sound Central
  7. DigMe


    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    I like wine.

    brad cook
  8. That's odd...

    I thought Paul McCartney was the best bassist,damnit! wrong agaiN!
  9. Juneau


    Jul 15, 2004
    Dallas, TX.
    hey dont bash the boognish now :)
  10. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    I've had a chance to see Nathan live 2, and I'm ALWAYS amazed at how easy he makes it look.
  11. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    Me, wrong? Get out of town.

    Levin could smash Natey's face in with funk fingers :ninja:

    Ween rocks your momma.
  12. Davehenning


    Aug 9, 2001
    Los Angeles
    Nathan is one amazing player. He has an excellent stage presence.

    He is the modern day Chuck Rainey. (IMO)
  13. jb63


    Jan 3, 2002
    Cleveland, Ohio
    AND, he sings too!!!!!!