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Bassist

By this time, many different producer’s have been starting to add bass guitars to their product lines. This burst of innovation had given us, by the tip of the ‘50s, lots of the options that carry over too today’s basses. Try to imagine the sound of music with no bass instrument. Without the low throb and pulse constructing a basis for every thing else, it wouldn’t be compelling.

A bassist, or bass player, is a musician who plays a bass instrument corresponding to a double bass (upright bass, contrabass, wooden bass), bass guitar, synthbass, keyboard bass or a low brass instrument corresponding to a tuba or sousaphone. Different musical genres are usually related to one or more of those instruments. Since the Sixties, the electrical bass has been the usual bass instrument for funk, R&B, soul music, rock and roll, reggae, jazz fusion, heavy metal, country and pop music. The … Read More

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