Category Archives: Bass guitar

…Now for something completely different

Jeff Corallini plays ‘Flight of the Bumble Bee’ on a seven-string bass.

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Pitfalls of being a bassist (with your mouth open)

“Grammy-winning U.S. rock band Kings of Leon cut short their concert last night in St. Louis after a pigeon dropping landed in bassist Jared Followill’s mouth…” Here.

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Look, Ma, a new bass

New Fender jazz bass, probably in the 2k range

Is this the model (0190662755) ?

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Private classical guitarist

“…Charles Moore has played bass in his brother “Deacon” John Moore’s band for 41 years. He also has backed the likes of Allen Toussaint, Wardell Quezergue, Marva Wright, Davell Crawford and Germaine Bazzle. But rhythm & blues, rock ‘n’ roll, soul, funk and jazz do not define him. He is first and foremost a classical guitarist, albeit one who mostly pursued his passion in private…” Article here.

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More neat guitars

Check out this Zebrawood bass guitar, one of the most beautiful crafted instruments I’ve seen, though the “horns” seem pretty dangerous. Yes, this bass guitar design clearly qualifies as really super neato.

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A truly awful performance explained (sort of)

First, the performance

The Explanations

“It’s been the buzz of the blogosphere for well over two weeks now, and we thought it was time to get to the bottom of Van Halen’s “Jump” mystery. If you haven’t seen (or rather, heard) the tortuously off-key live performance from Greensboro, N.C., you can find it on YouTube, as seen below. (It’s not quite Ashlee Simpson on SNL, but substitute her Irish jig for David Lee Roth dry-humping a blow-up microphone, and it comes pretty damn close.) ” Read more.

 

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Mozart played on bass guitar

Go to the video.

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