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Who have you seen play?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by russ_4ft, Feb 20, 2001.

  1. I like talking about peoples experiences. I myself haven't seen many play but here are a few of my faves;-

    Timmy commerford (Absolute quality)
    Shavo odadjian (SOAD, Pretty cool)
    Sam rivers (Pretty cool, always liked him even though LB suck)
    Chi Cheng (Deftones rule!!)

    seen loads of bands with bassist who i don't know.
    As you can see i've not seen any of the amazing bassists but as soon as i can drive i'm gonna go and see loads. just waiting on Mark King to come to Ronnie Scotts in B'ham.
  2. rickbass

    rickbass Supporting Member

    Next up for me is Melvin Davis with Jeff Kashiwa on 3/29. But some of the biggies include;

    - Entwistle (several times)
    - McCartney once w/Beatles in a stadium
    - Pastorius w/Weather Report
    - Stanley Clarke
    - Jack Bruce w/Cream
    - Marcus Miller
    - Kim Stone
    - Kenny Aaronson
    - Flea
    - Les Claypool
    - Victor Wooten
    - Chris Squire
    - Brian Bromberg
    - Gerald Veasley
    - Tom Hamilton
    - Scott Ambush
    - Geezer Butler
    - Bill Wyman (no big deal there)
    - Roger Waters (ditto)
    - Jonas Hellborg (a very big deal)
    - Jimmy Haslip
    - Tommy Shannon
    - Hutch Hutchinson
    - Dennis Dunaway (4 times)
    - Jack Bruce (Cream)

    and a bunch more, but they come to mind readily
  3. I've seen:

    *Gov't Mule w/Allen Woody shortly before he passes away
    *B.B. King w/Michael Doster
    *Buddy Guy (don't know bassist's name)
    *Susan Tedesci (don't know bassist's name)
    *Little Milton (don't know bassist's name)

    That's about it...
  4. the Qintar

    the Qintar

    Jul 24, 2000
    ive seen

    the red hot chilli peppers
    aztec train
    vergos merlot
    jimmys chicken shack
    buzz zeamer
    kula shaker
  5. JazznFunk


    Mar 26, 2000
    Asheville, NC
    Lakland Basses Artist
    Jason Scheff - Chicago
    Dave Pomeroy - with the Crown of Jewels band at MerleFest '99 in North Wilkesboro, NC.
    Victor Wooten - Solo and w/ the Flecktones
    Steve Bailey - with Vic
    T-Bone Walker - With Hall 'N Oates
    Scott Ambush - Spyro Gyra

    I think that's it...
  6. Deeter


    Dec 5, 2000
    San Fransico, CA

    Flea (RHCP) - Supporting Mother's Milk
    Victor Wooten (Bela Fleck and the Flectones) - Supporting UFO TOFU
    Chris Wood (Medeski, Martin, & Wood) - Supporting Combustication
    Bootsy Collins (George Clinton and the P-Funk All-Stars)
    Otiel Burbridge (Col. Bruce Hampton and the Aquarium Rescue Unit)

    Those are the big ones that come to mind. I'm sure I'm forgetting a few.
  7. Tsal


    Jan 28, 2000
    Finland, EU
    I have seen Lemmy! :D
  8. yawnsie


    Apr 11, 2000
    Unfortunately, I've haven't seen many of the big name bassists, but here are a few I have seen:

    John Entwistle
    Pino Palladino (playing with Richard Ashcroft)
    Alanzo Bevan (Kula Shaker - I THINK that's his name!)
    Andy Bell (Oasis)
    Marco Nelson (with Paul Weller - pretty good little session player)

    There are loads more I've seen whose name I can't think of, but they're the only ones that come to mind.
  9. Turock

    Turock Supporting Member

    Apr 30, 2000
    Sir Paul
    Jeff Beck (with no bassist)
    Eric Clapton
    The Firm
    Johnny Winter (3 times)
    Eric Johnson (2 times)
    Robin Trower (2 times)
    The Rolling Stones
    Living Color
    Yes (2 times)
    Edgar Winter (2 times)
    Leon Russell
    Joe Cocker
    Allman Bros
    The Fabulous Thunderbirds
    Pink Floyd
    Dixie Dregs
    Atlanta Rhythm Section
    Tower of Power
    Humble Pie
    Foghat (3 times)
    ZZ Top
    Bob Segar
    Charlie Daniels
    Todd Rundgrin
    Robert Plant
    Kenny Wayne Sheppard
    Black Oak Arkansas
    Freddie King
    BB King
    Blue Oyster Cult
    Chicago (3 times)
  10. I've been fortunate enough to see the following players in a live setting:
    Victor Wooten (w/Flecktones and solo)
    Steve Bailey
    Jeff Berlin
    Michael Manring
    Marcus Miller
    Chris Wood
    Geddy Lee
    Mike Watt
    Adam Nitti (goin' to see him again next Wednesday)
    Roscoe Beck
    Greg Rzab
    Christian McBride
    Les Claypool
    Oteil Burbridge
    Will Lee
    Charlie Hunter

    There just sprung to mind.. there are more.
  11. Jennifer


    Jul 31, 2000
    Erie, Illinois
    Saw Cliff back in 86.
  12. herb


    Mar 23, 2000



    -aren't you all jealous

    I've seen more famous one's, too:
    Les Claypool, Mike Watt, Geddy Lee, Vic Wooten, ect...others I can't remember right now.
  13. JWC

    JWC Banned

    Oct 4, 2000
    I've seen these acts. Most of their original bassists are no longer playing or dead.

    Lyrnyrd Skynyrd (whatever the guys name is retired from music)
    Derek Trucks Band
    Allman Bros. (Berry Oakley, Rest In Peace)
    Gov't Mule
    Pat Travers
    Paul McCartney (he didn't play bass though)
    Styx (no Chuck Panazo, sigh)
    REO Speedwagon
    Bob Dylan
    Jimmy Page and Robert Plant (no Jones, sigh)
  14. Brendan

    Brendan Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Nearest venue is and hour away...I don't see many. Only one worth mentioning was Ryan Martinie of Mudvayne. Other than that...nobody but some indie punks (litterally)
  15. Nino Valenti

    Nino Valenti Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 2, 2001
    Staten Island NYC
    Builder: Valenti Basses
    Jason Newsted, Geddy Lee, Gene Simmons, Steve Harris, Mike Inez, Mike Starr, David Ellifson, Tom Araya, Frank Bello, ZZ tops bassists, Duff McCagin, Les Claypool, Flea, Smashing pumpkins 1st & second bassists, Jeff Ament, "Live" Bassists, Chris Novacelic, Adam Clayton, Robert Trejulio, Bill Shennan, Rex Brown, Soundgarden's bassist, Black Crow's bassist, God Smack's bassists & countless unsigned bassists. Sorry for totally misspelling most of their names!!! LOL
  16. I've only seen some phish, moe., and the other ones. other than that I haven't seen too much.
  17. SuperDuck


    Sep 26, 2000
    I've seen John Entwhistle twice, both were awe inspiring. Also: Sunny Day Real Estate (woohoo :D) No Knife, Phil Collins, Pantera, Incubus, Kittie (i'm sorry, i really am) and Dave Matthews Band. i see a bunch of local jazz combos play, and I think those are the most enjoyable. (after Sunny Day Real Estate)
  18. 311 (4 times)
    2 skinnee j's (4 times)
    Fugazi (2 times)
    Chemical Bros.
    Limp Bizkit
    Everclear (you would not BELIEVE how much they suck live)
    jimmie's chicken shack
    kingston trio
    and many small miscellaneous bands
  19. Hey Brendan, i bet mudvayne were cool, there bassist rules!!

    Also i was reading metal hammer magazine and the kittie bassist won best bassist in the world, it took me several days to come out of manic depression over this.
  20. Joe R

    Joe R

    Nov 4, 2000
    Wenatchee WA. USA
    I havent seen that many in my life but i have seen

    Kiss alive worldwide 96' Lifelong dream realized.

    The Who at the Gorge in George WA.

    And Rick Springfield in Vegas my Wife made me go Hell of a entertainer though, his bassist was the guy who replaced Billy Sheenan in David Lee Roths band.

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