your playing style

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by rockscott, Apr 1, 2021.

  1. rockscott


    Aug 28, 2010
    What bassist does your style of playing most resemble, for myself, its no doubt jack casady.
  2. Lenny JG

    Lenny JG

    Aug 3, 2019
    If Rex Brown and Ryan Martinie had a baby, then Trevor Dunn and Amos Williams had a baby, then THOSE two babies had a baby that refused to use picks and like to play claypool riffs for fun... It'd be me.
  3. 2saddleslab

    2saddleslab Supporting Member

    May 30, 2003
    Keith Ferguson.
  4. Chad Michael

    Chad Michael Supporting Member

    Sep 19, 2001
    Pacific Northwest USA
    Paul S. Denman
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  5. NoiseNinja

    NoiseNinja Experimental-psychedelic-ambient-noise-drone

    Feb 23, 2011
    Not sure, but perhaps 5% Kim Gordon, 5% Bill Laswell, 5% Tony Levin, 15% Paul McCartney, 15% Chris Squier, 20% Peter Hook, and 35% Justin Chancellor, +/- 5% each, depending on what kind of music exactly I am playing and what part of the mentioned bass players's discography exactly we are talking about.
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  6. Um, maybe Ringo?
  7. Ricky Rioli

    Ricky Rioli

    Sep 29, 2020
    I sure the sound in my head comes from a thousand places, but I haven't a clue what they might be. Nor if I'm anywhere near actually producing that sound.
  8. Wanker_Joe


    Sep 26, 2017
    I am a poor man's Les Claypool. A Les Claypool knockoff you might find at the discount department store on clearance.
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  9. el jeffe bass

    el jeffe bass

    Nov 22, 2013
    New Mexico
    I am the synthesis of hundreds of mostly unknown blues bass players.
  10. jimmydean


    Mar 14, 2009
    Tommy Shannon , Duck Dunn and John Paul Jones......I get by.... you know .
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  11. gunai


    Dec 22, 2016
    Like Sid Vicious if he had all of his fingers broken.
  12. dcbluesbass


    Dec 29, 2007
    S.E. Indiana
  13. Brich


    Nov 18, 2013
    Timmy Commerford for sure
  14. Sean150


    Jul 18, 2018
    Some blend of Flea, Paul, a cat walking across a piano and said piano falling out of a window.
    woodyng2, red_rhino, Nuage420 and 4 others like this.
  15. DirtDog


    Jun 7, 2002
    The Deep North
    Dee Dee Ramone
  16. Somewhere between John Entwistle and Geddy Lee.
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  17. Michedelic

    Michedelic MId-Century Modern

    Whoever it was that played on Mustang Sally and Brown Eyed Girl. With a little Fieldy thrown in.
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  18. FDR Jones

    FDR Jones Inactive

    Apr 7, 2018
    Completely generic
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  19. Acidic Pool

    Acidic Pool

    Feb 16, 2021
    Formerly a note-happy doodly noodly James Jamerson/Chris Squire type, but after having taken such a long time off due to COVID, I'm trying to be more disciplined and tighten up into a Duck Dunn style. Half short and twice strong.
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  20. baileyboy


    Aug 12, 2010
    Jaco's mother.
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