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whos your favorite bassist on youtube?

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by NelsFaptha, Jan 4, 2013.

  1. NelsFaptha


    Jan 4, 2013
    mine is kurtscovers
  2. Kmonk


    Oct 18, 2012
    South Shore, Massachusetts
    Endorsing Artist: Fender, Spector, Ampeg, Curt Mangan Strings, Nordstrand Pickups, Korg Keyboards
    I rarely if ever go to Youtube.
  3. Tvrtko


    Dec 27, 2002
    South of the USA
    My hero: Ralphe Armstrong:http://youtu.be/DXoRSL9rfQM

    If there was no Ralphe Armstrong, there would not be Jaco Pastorius. Period! When Jaco did not get a job with Mahavishnu Orchestra, because Jaco played regular bass, Ralphe played fretless, Jaco went home and pulled all of the frets from his bass with the knife! Ralphe got the job!

  4. Bassist30

    Bassist30 Supporting Member

    Mar 19, 2004
    hadrien feraud

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  5. worxforme

    worxforme Self Actualized Bad Speller

    Dec 10, 2009
    LAnsing MI
  6. Shakin-Slim


    Jul 23, 2009
    Tokyo, Japan
    Really great input there, mate.
  7. Don't know this guys name but he's downright awesome for doing Geddy covers.
  8. Bassist30

    Bassist30 Supporting Member

    Mar 19, 2004
    Did Jaco say that?
  9. Tupac


    May 5, 2011
    DavidSinRocks. His playing is very sophisticated and clean, and he's got machine timing. Plus he's the real deal and not a basement shredder. Unfortunately, he's an *******. He blocked me for knocking sense into people saying he's better than professionals, and his band steals vocal melodies and riffs from RATM and RHCP. Credit were it's due though.
  10. droo46


    Jun 16, 2011
  11. armybass

    armybass Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 19, 2001
  12. nubs


    Mar 1, 2005
    then you probably dont have one :eyebrow:
  13. jobo4


    Apr 19, 2006
    Austin, TX
    Anyone say MarlowDK yet?
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  14. Clark Dark

    Clark Dark

    Mar 3, 2005
  15. Tvrtko


    Dec 27, 2002
    South of the USA
    Jaco never said why he was frustrated with his frets.
    Ralphe said that and others confirmed, including Jean Luc Ponty and John McLaughlin....
  16. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    Ed Friedland hands down I love this guy
  17. Garrett151


    Mar 23, 2011
  18. cjmodulus


    Jul 15, 2010
    He's really, really good. Heck, back when I was starting out I'd watch his vids if I was having trouble copping a flea line properly. He also introduced me to incubus and maximum the hormone with his vids.
    But that said, he always struck me as someone who never got past their 'flea is god' phase. Like, a super flea fanboy. That said, he's gone further through his band and videos that I likely ever will, so I know I don't really have the right to criticize. He's usually been kind enough to answer a question or two that I've posted on his vids, so I give him props for that, in addition to his great ear and super clean playing.
  19. Garrett151


    Mar 23, 2011
    I agree with the Flea-fanboy tag. It seems like every video he makes is on a new single-humbucker bass with loads of compression. But he's still pretty incredible.