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What bass does your favourite bassist play?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by low-down&dirty, May 27, 2010.


  1. low-down&dirty

    low-down&dirty

    Feb 19, 2010
    If this has been done...sorry I tried searching for it....

    Here's the game it's easy:

    1. Name a bass player you like & what band they play in.
    2. Let us know what bass they like to play and/or how they get there sound.
    3. Post a pic? Or whatever!

    have fun!
     
  2. screaminglucy

    screaminglucy

    Jul 20, 2009
    TX, USA
    Nick Harmer - Death cab for cutie
    Lakland Bob Glaub (and other p basses)
     
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  4. Pilgrim

    Pilgrim Supporting Member

    The Duck: Fender P.

    Style. Taste. Fame.
     
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  5. Randy Bradbury - Pennywise - Fender Precision Bass

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    Brian Kienlen - The Bouncing Souls - Fender Jazz Bass

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    Dee Dee Ramone - The Ramones - Fender Precision Bass

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  6. low-down&dirty

    low-down&dirty

    Feb 19, 2010
    sweet pics! That jazz is beat!
     
  7. Huge

    Huge Hell is full of musical amateurs. Like me.

    Dec 2, 2005
    Edmonton
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    Lemmy, a Ric.

    I was going to post Mr. Dunn, but it's been... dunn.
     
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  8. Thats actually an older pic. Not sure the date of this one:

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  9. low-down&dirty

    low-down&dirty

    Feb 19, 2010
  10. have fun![/QUOTE]

    1. Mike Dirnt; Green Day
    2. American Telecaster bass w/ Presiccion pups
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    thats just the squier model. he also plays on a reverse colors model as well. but thats the most popular.
     
  11. JTE

    JTE

    Mar 12, 2008
    Central Illinois, USA
    Jack Bruce
    Lottsa bands- Cream is only a very small part of his music.
    Warwick Jack Bruce (based on the Tumb)

    Or it might be Jerry Jemmott
    Session work for Aretha, B.B. King, etc. (look 'em up)
    A Jazz bass and some other things
     
  12. PJMiDi

    PJMiDi

    Feb 27, 2009
    Columbus, OH
    Justin Chancellor - Wal 4 String

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  13. themurm523

    themurm523

    Mar 1, 2010
    i know i probably sound like another fan boy but I love Justin Chancellor, i love his rig his Wal MkII bass, his band, his tone, that his name is Justin Gunnar Walter Chancellor, and that hes the quiet little english guy in a very outspoken band. Other than him probably Jeff Ament, and what doesn't that guy play?
     
  14. darkstorm

    darkstorm

    Oct 13, 2009
    Got several fave bassists. A main one from my fave metal genre is Vortex and his BC Rich NJ 5 string warlock bass. A fave from hard rock would be Lemmy of Moterhead and his modified Rickenbacker.
     
  15. jackajesusfreak

    jackajesusfreak

    Mar 5, 2009
    Sir Paul
    Hofner/Rickenbacker
     
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  16. Ok.... so he's not the greatest bass player, but...

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    Paul McGuigan (aka Guigsy) from Oasis. So he's not the greatest bass player (but he doesn't suck either) I LOVE his basses. Fender Telecaster basses, not sure where he got 'em from.
     
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  17. Hm. I think that might have to be James Jamerson, Marvin Gaye and session great, Fender P Bass.
     
  18. jmattbassplaya

    jmattbassplaya Supporting Member

    Jan 13, 2008
    Atlanta, GA.
    Robert DeLeo of Stone Temple Pilots
    Plays everything from vintage to modern.
     
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  19. +1 for Jamerson

    A few off the top of my head:

    Jason Newsted: Sadowsky jazzes (among other things)
    Tim Commerford: Fender/Lakland Jazzes
    Ben Kenney: Lakland Jazz
    Mike Dirnt (already covered)
    Pino Palladino (Fender P Basses)
    Steve Harris (Fender P Basses)
    Bob Babbitt (Fender P Basses)
     
  20. Tommygunn

    Tommygunn

    Nov 8, 2008
    Houston, Tx
    Pbasses and rics

    I have a lot of favorite bassists but yup, they all use rics and pbasses
     
  21. Jon_West

    Jon_West

    Jan 8, 2009
    GTA, Ontario
    1. NHØP - Oscar Peterson, Joe Pass, Kenny Drew
    2. Still not sure what bass he used to use
    3. Only the most badass pic in the world. :p
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