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who are some bassists who did solo albums?

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by learning_towalk, Mar 19, 2004.

  1. I know Vic,Jaco, and Stanley Clarke...

    who are some other bassists that did albums of just them, no acompanying band...

  2. stu hamm....my god...he had tommy lee on one album...damn my country not having any good albums
  3. Zac


    Mar 19, 2004
    Tony Levin....
    Killer stuff although he does have a full band
    Id check out "Waters Of Eden" or "Pieces Of The Sun"
  4. Whafrodamus


    Oct 29, 2003
    Andover, MA
    Geddy Lee, Jack Bruce, John Myung
  5. Limo


    Sep 22, 2002
    Reykjavik Iceland
    When????Which????How????Why??? I mean I didn't know JM had a solo album, what is it called??
  6. Whafrodamus


    Oct 29, 2003
    Andover, MA
    Feck, I think I was wrong. I could have sworn he had one. A picture of him with his eyes closed holding his bass or something.
  7. BassAche


    May 1, 2003
    Low Blow - Victor Bailey
  8. Dave Siff

    Dave Siff Supporting Member

    Michael Manring!
  9. BoiNtC


    Nov 25, 2002
    NYC, USA
    Richard Bona's new album has him playing just about everything, guitar, drums, blah blah with some guest artists
  10. Ian Perge

    Ian Perge Supporting Member

    May 11, 2001
    Evansville, Indiana
    You might be thinking of the cover of his instructional video, "Progressive Bass Concepts":


    As for solo albums, Bryan Beller - "View". Three tracks ("Bear Divide", "No", and a cover of Patitucci's "Backwoods") are unaccompanied solo bass pieces.
  11. John Myung hasn't made a solo album. He did play in two side projects thouhg (two albums with Platypus, one with Jelly jam, and he played bass on some other albums like Raising the mammoth which wasn't really HIS project), but no real solo stuff yet....
  12. Benjamin Strange

    Benjamin Strange Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    New Orleans, LA
    Owner / Tech: Strange Guitarworks
  13. D.A.R.K.

    D.A.R.K. Supporting Member

    Aug 20, 2003
  14. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Stu Hamm

    Victor Bailey

    Steve Bailey

    Gerald Veasley

    Doug Wimbish

    Gary Willis

    Mike Frost

    Tom Kennedy

    Dave LaRue

    Sean Malone

    Hellmut Hattler

    Abe Laboriel


    Those are not unaccompanied solo albums, of course. Not even those you mentioned ever did a whole album that way.
  15. Brendan

    Brendan Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Jean Baudin has a solo album in the works/coming out.
  16. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    That ought to be good.
  17. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    And it's a spectacular album too! I think I've listened to it about 20 times since I got it a month ago.

    Oh yeah, thinking of you, Brian Bromberg, an upright player, has an album called 'wood' it's mostly unaccompanied upright bass, and it's really good.
  18. i think john paul jones from zeppelin has some solo stuff. ive never heard it though.
  19. snapple


    Nov 25, 2003
    Victoria-Vancouver Canada
    Endorsing Artist: PCL Vintage Amps
    Ray Riendeau has one out, and I'm pretty sure it's all unaccompanied solo bass sty-lee.

  20. I'll second that.

    He puts all 9 strings to very good use.

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