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    by Published on 09-18-2012 02:30 PM  Number of Views: 361 
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    The Zon Left Handed Mosaic Standard 5-string Bass features an alder body with a Bubinga top in a Optional Gloss finish. The three-piece maple neck and rosewood fingerboard is carved for a very comfortable and natural feel. Four-string models feature a 34”scale with 24 frets, five-string models are 35”scale with 22 frets. The 19mm string spacing of both basses, allows for advanced left had technique.

    by Published on 09-17-2012 02:15 AM  Number of Views: 292 

    Some of y'all remember how we used to do special features on new TMBG students who joined us here on the Row. Though we haven't done it in awhile, the invitation is still open to ...
    by Published on 09-15-2012 06:00 PM  Number of Views: 315 
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    Check out the Hal Leonard Jump'n Blues Bass instruction book. For electric and upright bass.

    Available on Amazon and the Hal Leonard website.

    by Published on 09-15-2012 05:40 PM  Number of Views: 496 
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    Upton Basses offers the beautiful "Bostonian" concert bass. Expensive, to be sure, but to those who play concerts, or even those just looking for a high quality upright, Upton should be on your radar. They even offer custom amenities to suit your playing.

    From their website:

    The UB Bostonian Double Bass was conceived at the 2009 International Society of Double Bassists convention at State College, Pennsylvania, ...
    by Published on 09-15-2012 05:15 PM  Number of Views: 216 

    Music Radar online has been running this great feature on the history of the electric bass. Here's an excerpt from Part 1:

    The History Of The Electric Bass part 1: Early Days by Roger Newell

    October 24, 2011, 6:44 GMT

    The early days of bass playing must have been a nightmare! Low resonance plus the need for audible volume meant huge instruments like the Mandobass (mandolin style) and the Regal Bassoguitar, which was a monster cross between an acoustic guitar and an upright bass.

    by Published on 09-14-2012 03:30 PM  Number of Views: 752 
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    VOX has recently released one of the most unique bass concepts I have ever seen. This self-contained bass/amp system is the ultimate in portable bass music! And an onboard drum machine, to boot! Ha ha!! Outrageous!

    From the VOX Website:

    APACHE I Bass & APACHE II Bass Travel Bass Guitars with Built-in Amp and Rhythms

    Enjoy making music any time, any place, with the APACHE Series Travel Basses!

    The APACHE Series travel guitars resurrected the popular VOX Teardrop and Phantom body styles. Now, the APACHE Bass makes these unique designs available to the bassist as well. As with the guitar models, there are four color variations, each with a pop sensibility that matches its distinctive design.

    by Published on 09-13-2012 03:00 AM  Number of Views: 384 
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    The few times I have taken one-on-one lessons, I experienced some wonderful memories! On that note, I thought I would give a little plug to one of my teachers from past! Great guy to have known and be taught by! If I have but one thing I can thank him for in my playing, it would be in the art of soloing! OK!! For what I do know and what I was taught on this, LOL!

    He has played for the Republican Convention and has also been featured in Bass Player and Offbeat magazines! ...
    by Published on 09-11-2012 08:00 PM  Number of Views: 737 
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    amPhones AC30 / amPhones Lead / amPhones Twin - Active Guitar Headphones

    amPhones Bass - Active Bass Guitar Headphones

    Plug in your guitar/bass into the amPhones and start playing!


    New concept - headphones with built-in amPlug technology that allows you to obtain full-fledged guitar/bass sounds immediately.

    by Published on 09-11-2012 07:20 PM  Number of Views: 641 
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    JCP-T2 — A Jazz Bass Control Plate For 2-pickup Coil Instruments

    This assembled and tested black plastic Jazz Bass control plate upgrade contains our revolutionary T2-Switch to give you 6 Pure Analog pickup tones on your instrument with two separate pickup coils.


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