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by Chip
Thu Jan 18, 2007 9:32 am
Forum: Bassists
Topic: Kiwi Bass Player Hall of Fame
Replies: 63
Views: 35438

Rio Hemapo - Great versatility, holds it down like a mo'fo, makes a big bass look like a twig. Matt Greubener - Just for being around and being a cat to look up to when I was young (all those years ago). Beautiful Double Bass player Kevin Haines - Nuff said, he is the man Paul Dyne - Fantastic Jazz ...
by Chip
Thu Jan 18, 2007 9:24 am
Forum: Tips & Techniques
Topic: Do learn to use a pick
Replies: 32
Views: 17022

Cheers cuz! I ran into this forum last night and thought it was an excellent idea for us bassies to have a place to chat, plus seeing Dan's name, I knew it must be dodgy (nah jokes bro!)
by Chip
Thu Jan 18, 2007 9:20 am
Forum: Bassists
Topic: Jaco Pastorius
Replies: 9
Views: 6462

I agree. An amazing player no doubt but there are times I wish he would've breathed a little in his playing. Some of his trio stuff I just can't listen to for all the sound. But for me, the Shadows and Light album for Joni may be one his greatest gigs. Such an amzing album (and band), and I think he...
by Chip
Thu Jan 18, 2007 9:13 am
Forum: Tips & Techniques
Topic: Do learn to use a pick
Replies: 32
Views: 17022

I have never used a pick when playing (tho respect the hell outta who can play with them!). Generally if I have ever needed that extra kinda attacky sound, I will use my fingers as tho holding a pick. I have always kept my first fingernail a little longer than the others so I can still strum a gat (...