Who ´d you recommend?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Juan Frias, Dec 16, 2000.

  1. Juan Frias

    Juan Frias Guest

    Nov 27, 2000
    Argentina, Bs. As.
    Which bass player would you recommend to be an influence on anyone whose a beginner, or not in the bass world?
    Jaco?, Sting?, Flea?, Ema?
  2. notduane


    Nov 24, 2000
    Stanley C, Charles M, Ron C, Ron B, Michael M, Geddy L, Paul M, Billy S, Larry G...
    What are YOU looking to do? :confused: Jazz?, Metal?, Funk?, Slap?, Tap?, Punk?...

    A lot of times, it's a single line that speaks directly to your soul.
    Ya' think, "Dang, I wanna' do this!"

  3. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
  4. Christopher


    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    Go with Sting for now and work your way up.
  5. Listen to them and find out yourself.
  6. JWC

    JWC Banned

    Oct 4, 2000
    I agree. Sting is a good influence in the beginning. His bass lines are cool, but not too difficult to master. My first band used to cover Roxanne, Message In A Bottle, Walking On The Moon, and others. Sting is a great one to learn with. Also, not many people would use this guy was an influence, but try Roger Water from Pink Floyd. He had some groovy bass lines (i.e. Money and Breathe). Roger can be a great influence if you ask me. Try him, then Sting. Later, Try some Geddy Lee.
  7. Oysterman


    Mar 30, 2000
    ...har har...

    FIELDY! :p

    (please excuse my lame attempt to be funny)

    [Edited by Oysterman on 12-17-2000 at 05:25 PM]

  8. You are excused....................for now. lol