Which 2 bassist had the biggest impact on your style ?

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  1. rockdoon

    rockdoon

    Dec 26, 2010
    my two would have to be....

    Steve Harris (iron maiden)
    Geddy Lee (rush)
     
  2. bassingeorge

    bassingeorge Supporting Member

    Jul 28, 2003
    San diego, CA
    Stuart Zender (jamiroquai)
    Matt Freeman (Rancid)
     
  3. Duke21

    Duke21

    Nov 14, 2010
    Narvik, Norway
    Chris Squire and Mike Rutherford
     
  4. MUSHROOMSeAcOw

    MUSHROOMSeAcOw

    Aug 1, 2010
    Georgia
    As far as my approach to the role of bass and playing in a three-piece, I would have to say Geddy and John Entwistle.
     
  5. BFMV 666

    BFMV 666 Inactive

    Dec 26, 2010
    Flea and Rage against the machines bassist
     
  6. reed mathis, mike frost, jaco, owen biddle.
     
  7. Rob Martinez

    Rob Martinez

    Sep 14, 2005
    Paul McCartney
    Tom Petersson
     
  8. Ditul

    Ditul

    Jan 14, 2006
    Belgium
    For me it would be :
    Jaco pastorius and john paul Jones: JP & JPJ
     
  9. rolorocknerd

    rolorocknerd

    Sep 17, 2008
    Kansas
    Brian Marshall - Creed
    Flea
     
  10. Labi

    Labi

    Jun 14, 2006
    Paul McCartney
    Glenn Hughes
     
  11. Call me a young'n, but...

    Che Cheng and Sam Rivers.

    Smooth, aggressive, ane tasty lines. :p
     
  12. JMcCarthy

    JMcCarthy

    Jan 9, 2011
    Marcus miller and James Jamerson
     
  13. tnickk

    tnickk

    Mar 25, 2010
    Cleveland, Ohio
    Anthony Jackson and James Jamerson.
     
  14. ArmyHawk

    ArmyHawk

    Jul 20, 2009
    New England
    Hard to pick just two, but Victor Wooten for his innovation and mastery of the instrument, and John Entwistle for his style and speed with the finger technique
     
  15. Ezbass

    Ezbass

    Apr 3, 2008
    U.K.
    You mean Tim Commerford.

    For me it's a combination of 3; Pino, Roscoe Beck and Rocco Prestia
     
  16. dedpool1052

    dedpool1052

    Jan 10, 2011
    Seattle, WA
    Jason Newsted/David Ellefson/Geezer Butler.
     
  17. wade_b

    wade_b

    Jul 8, 2008
    John Paul Jones, Geddy Lee.
     
  18. Stu Hamm for his amazing technique.
    Cliff Burton for his Genius use of effects and his brilliant sound.
     
  19. steve harris for getting me into bass
    cliff burton for finger playing style and soloing
    david ellefson for stage presence, picking technique and sound
     
  20. smperry

    smperry Administrator Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Bay Area, CA
    Old thread!

    If I had to narrow it to two, it would be James Jamerson and Sting.
     
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