Favourite bass player

Favourite bass player

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Raygun

Original Poster:

2,980 posts

68 months

Tuesday 29th October
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Jaco Pastorious.
I'm thinking on that great performance on Joni Mitchell's Shadow And Light.

Wacky Racer

31,948 posts

195 months

Tuesday 29th October
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John Paul Jones

Les Holroyd

Raygun

Original Poster:

2,980 posts

68 months

Tuesday 29th October
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Wacky Racer said:
Les Holroyd
Life Is For Living is such a great song.

12TS

1,187 posts

158 months

Tuesday 29th October
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Peter Hook from Joy Division / New Order.

Sebastian Tombs

1,396 posts

140 months

Tuesday 29th October
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Bernard Edwards
John Taylor

Pastor Of Muppets

258 posts

10 months

Tuesday 29th October
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Geddy Lee

Cliff Burton

paulguitar

3,917 posts

61 months

Tuesday 29th October
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How about Leland Sklar?

CAPP0

15,536 posts

151 months

Tuesday 29th October
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Mark King must be well up there.

paulguitar

3,917 posts

61 months

Tuesday 29th October
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Also, Macca is an amazingly good bass player. It gets overlooked sometimes because his band was quite famous.

E34-3.2

980 posts

27 months

Tuesday 29th October
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Pastorius
Ron carter
Tyron brown (played a lot with Max Roach)
Ray brown
And a lot more.

cml24

316 posts

95 months

Tuesday 29th October
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12TS said:
Peter Hook from Joy Division / New Order.
Gets my vote!

paulguitar

3,917 posts

61 months

Tuesday 29th October
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E34-3.2 said:
Pastorius

Ray brown
I saw the Ray Brown trio in Vancouver in 2002. Absolutely amazing.

E34-3.2

980 posts

27 months

Tuesday 29th October
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paulguitar said:
I saw the Ray Brown trio in Vancouver in 2002. Absolutely amazing.
Lucky you!

Wacky Racer

31,948 posts

195 months

Tuesday 29th October
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paulguitar said:
Also, Macca is an amazingly good bass player. It gets overlooked sometimes because his band was quite famous.
laugh

robsa

1,529 posts

132 months

Tuesday 29th October
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Nobody mentioned The Ox yet?!

spyder dryver

1,212 posts

164 months

Tuesday 29th October
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Just to be different I'll offer up Esperanza Spalding...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aRC3YY3svs


and Bryan Beller of the Aristocrats. It can't be easy having to compete onstage with Guthrie Govan and Marco Minneman...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r69ikFzUsHM

Patch1875

3,609 posts

80 months

Tuesday 29th October
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Billy Gould.

Wacky Racer

31,948 posts

195 months

Tuesday 29th October
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robsa said:
Nobody mentioned The Ox yet?!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASJxApEz_YA

Kinky

37,098 posts

217 months

Tuesday 29th October
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Here's my faves .... i guess if your name starts with J .......

Jerry Barnes
Jerome Rimson
James Dewar
Jimmy Bain

darreni

2,473 posts

218 months

Tuesday 29th October
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Wacky Racer said:
robsa said:
Nobody mentioned The Ox yet?!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASJxApEz_YA
Oh yes, and:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=80dsyo2Ox-0


John Taylor is a very underrated Bass player IMHO.