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Definitions

  1. Fodera Basses are often fairly expensive due to the materials and craftsmanship involved.
  2. Fodera basses are still rare, with less than 3000 pieces created over the past 25 years.
  3. Fretless basses are known for the smoothness of glissando and similarity in tone to the double bass, but require precise fingering.
  4. Fretless basses are mainly used in jazz, jazz-fusion, and funk music, but they are used by some players in other genres as well.
  5. Acoustic basses are becoming an essential part of many different musical styles, and the Fender BG31 is a great addition to any bass rig.

Music Man Sting Ray Basses

  1. Fuzz was best known for using Music Man Sting Ray basses, most of them being 5 string.

Upright Bass Accessories

  1. Upright Bass accessories, double basses for sale.

Joey Lauricella

  1. Carl Thompson built the first 6-string for Jackson in 1975, but he later switched to basses built by Vinnie Fodera and Joey Lauricella.

Ibanez Black Eagle

  1. I am pretty sure the basses he used on that tour were the Gibson Ripper, his Gibson Artist bass, and possibly the Ibanez Black Eagle.

Fodera Basses

  1. Fodera basses evolved at a time when very few gifted craftsman turned their skill towards the problems that many bassists suffered with.

Netherlands

  1. Hartke Haze Guitars - Custom guitars and basses made in Dublin, Ireland Heins Guitars - Handmade custom guitars and basses from the Netherlands.

Career

  1. Tim Foreman has used several different amps and basses throughout his career with Switchfoot.

Particular

  1. Carlo Giuseppe Testore (c 1665 - 1716) was a Luthier, noted in particular for his double basses.

Twelve

  1. Basses with seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven and even twelve (untripled) strings are also available (see also extended-range bass).

Precision Bass

  1. To this day, the Precision Bass is among the best-selling electric basses of all time.

Smooth Surface

  1. Early basses used flatwound strings with a smooth surface, which had a smooth, damped sound reminiscent of a double-bass.

Percussion

  1. Much of the singing is a capella, but the score also uses a small ensemble of organ, celeste, trombones, double basses and percussion.

Clothing

  1. Ron Carter is a pipe smoker and has been featured in a few advertisements for tobacco pipes, clothing lines, and basses.

Rockabilly

  1. The exception to this are the double basses sometimes used by blues, rockabilly, or bluegrass bassists, which have plywood - laminate tops and backs.

Instruments

  1. Brahms likes very low basses, for which the orchestra possesses only a small number of instruments.

String

  1. Also, bassists with more than 4 string basses, may utilize a low string which isn't often used, for thumb rest.
  2. Some bassists with five-string basses use a high "C" string as the fifth string, instead of a low "B" string.
  3. Some bass players who performed a lot in a solo setting used five-string basses to get a higher range by adding a high "C" string as the fifth string.

Alembic

  1. In the mid-1970s, Alembic and other boutique bass manufacturers, such as Tobias, produced four-string and five-string basses with a low "B" string.

Cellos

  1. The orchestra consists of around 60 violins, 9 violas, 6 cellos, 10 double basses, 9 clarinets and 6 cimbaloms.
  2. These instruments are played in the same way as cellos and double basses, and are very different to the traditional huqin.

Fretless Basses

  1. Sting (bassist and leader of The Police) used a variety of fretless basses with The Police including Ibanez, Gibson and Fender Precision basses.
  2. Fretless basses most commonly use flatwound strings, as do members of the violin family of instruments.

Electric

  1. Sunburst is a type of finish for musical instruments such as electric and acoustic guitars and electric basses.

Upright

  1. Choose from electric basses, acoustic bass guitars, fretless basses, left handed basses, 5-string basses, even upright basses, and 6- and 7- string basses.

Playing

  1. Apart from bringing into vogue the playing of chords on the saxophone, Coltrane often led groups which employed either two basses or two drummers.

Music

  1. A 1971 record with Dave Holland, Music from Two Basses, was probably the first record of bass duets.

Drums

  1. The song's innovative instrumentation included drums, organ, piano, tack piano, two basses, guitars, electro-theremin, harmonica, and cello.

Gibson

  1. While Kurt Cobain was known for playing Fender guitars, Novoselic played mainly Gibson basses, although for the album Bleach, he used an Ibanez Black Eagle.
  2. They are commonly found in basses designed for the rock and metal genres, such as Gibson, ESP Guitars, and Schecter.
  3. Watt has vaulted primarily between Gibson and Fender basses for most of his career.

Acoustic

  1. Barry Bales: I grew up in bluegrass and was always around acoustic basses - I really loved the sound.
  2. Cipher are Theo Travis (sax, flute, piano, loops) and Dave Sturt (acoustic and electric basses, sound design, programming and loops).
  3. This site is dedicated to fretless basses only (acoustic and uprights welcome too!).

Baritones

  1. Another factor was a historical belief that the saxophone's range ends at high F (E♭ on older sopraninos, sopranos, baritones, and basses).

Tenors

  1. Villains became basses or later baritones (while they often were tenors for Rossini).
  2. It was written for six voice parts - sporano, alto, two tenors, and two basses, a typical setting for the all-male church choirs of the era.

Pickup

  1. A well-known bass humbucker is the pickup used on the Music Man series of basses; it has two coils, each with four large polepieces.

Pickups

  1. With the advent of electric guitars and basses, pickups have also evolved throughout the years.
  2. Alembic - Basses, but also offers bass preamps, and pickups.

Bass Guitar

  1. The long-established manufacturers of electric basses have never used "bass guitar" to label their instruments.

Bass Guitars

  1. Finally, it is impossible to discuss bass guitars without bringing up the "guitarron," the largest of the Mexican acoustic basses.

Keyboards

  1. Sells instruments and gear aimed at professional musicians including guitars, basses, live sound and studio gear, keyboards, and percussion.
  2. As Lane himself provides all the keyboards, basses, and drums, Powers of Ten is an impressive solo statement.
  3. The keyboards of Corea and Zawinul create a haunting, riffing groove echoed and accented by the two basses of Harvey Brooks and Dave Holland.

Bass

  1. Sivori changed it from two double basses to a violin and a double bass, alternating parts and sometimes playing together in the same octave.
  2. Basses, bows, strings, accessories, books, and recordings that feature the double bass.
  3. A Donald "Duck" Dunn signature bass guitar (modeled after Dunn's workhorse P bass used throughout his career) is now offered by Lakland basses.

Fingerboard

  1. Fretless basses have a distinct sound, because the absence of frets means that the string must be pressed down directly onto the wood of the fingerboard.

Fret

  1. Some fretless basses have "fret lines" inlaid in the fingerboard as a guide, while others only use guide marks on the side of the neck.

Frets

  1. On a fretted bass, the frets divide the fingerboard into semitone divisions, (as on a normal guitar) although fretless basses are also widely available.
  2. Frets The fret s divide the fingerboard into semitone divisions, although fretless basses are also widely available.
  3. Fretted and fretless basses Another design consideration for the bass is whether to use frets on the fingerboard.

Strings

  1. A string orchestra has only strings, i.e., violins, violas, violoncellos and basses.
  2. Strings: harp(s), 16 to 30 violins, 8 to 12 violas, 8 to 12 violoncellos (cellos), and 5 to 8 double basses.
  3. An extra two or three desks of upper strings and a double complement of cellos and basses would transform the sound significantly.

Bassists

  1. Less commonly, bassists have used other types of basses or tuning methods to obtain an extended range.
  2. Up until this time, bassists had been left to playing acoustically resonating double basses, also known as "upright basses".
  3. Nonetheless, many bassists from other genres use fretless basses.

Guitar

  1. It features him on fretted, multi-string, upright, and fretless basses as well as guitar and keyboards.
  2. Solid Air is Allegra Broughton (vocals, songwriter, guitar) and Sam Page (vocals, co-writer, acoustic stand-up & electric basses).

Guitars

  1. Mail order sales of guitars and basses, amps and pro audio, studio gear, DJ equipment, band instruments, drums and percussion, keyboards and MIDI gear.
  2. Guitars, basses, drums, keyboards, amps, pro audio, lighting, stage and studio gear, instructional materials, accessories.
  3. Retailing a variety of musical instruments, including drums, basses and guitars.

Basses

  1. The back, sides, and neck of most violins, violas, cellos, double basses and many guitars are made from maple.
  2. Electric and acoustic guitars, basses, amps, bass amps, pa effects, keyboards, recording, drums, band instruments and rentals lessons.
  3. The majority of basses use frets to break the fingerboard into semitone divisions, although fretless basses are also widely available.

Categories

  1. Arts > Music > Musical Instruments > Guitars
  2. Bassists
  3. Frets
  4. Music > Musical Instruments > Guitars > Fingerboard
  5. Amps

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