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    Bass fans and Beatles fans-check him out

    The "10 favorite songs thread" got me thinking about all the GREAT bass players out there. Check this guy out. Of cousre there is Jaco, Stanley etc.. but THIS GUY is out of control. That's all him. NO accompanying players. Don't miss the last 20 seconds. Then, just for fun... the 2nd guy. VERY KOOL.

    [url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mz7flss0w9Y[/url]


    [url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4oybzYCokA&feature=related[/url]
    Last edited by southparkcpa; 10-16-2009 at 06:25 PM.

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    Oops, wrong bass.

    [IMG]http://www.freespiritart.com/images/largemouth-bass-cartwheeling.jpg[/IMG]

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    [QUOTE=southparkcpa;3312877]The "10 favorite songs thread" got me thinking about all the GREAT bass players out there. Check this guy out. Of cousre there is Jaco, Stanley etc.. but THIS GUY is out of control. That's all him. NO accompanying players. Then, just for fun... the 2nd guy.

    [url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mz7flss0w9Y[/url]


    [url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4oybzYCokA&feature=related[/url][/QUOTE]

    Dang CPA, you that good with yer bean counter/ amicus?

    :D

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    [QUOTE=BURGERMIKE;3312888]Dang CPA, you that good with yer bean counter/ amicus?

    :D[/QUOTE]

    I was a music major- a LONG time ago and played bass in the orchestra. TRUE STORY.

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    Both are awesome players. Thanks for posting the tunes, Southpark. You mentioned him, but Stanley is the guy who most amazed me back in the 70s with Return to Forever. The other guys in the band weren't bad either. :D The title cut from his solo album, [I]School Days[/I], is still one one the funkiest tunes. Love the breaks each artist takes, especially the master. If you young guys who like fusion haven't heard this cut, please give it a listen. You'll thank me. Track starts at approx. :14.

    [url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ctTX2M_mmp8[/url]

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    [QUOTE=chesapeakejet;3312879]Oops, wrong bass.

    [IMG]http://www.freespiritart.com/images/largemouth-bass-cartwheeling.jpg[/IMG][/QUOTE]

    Nice try, we know you clicked in looking for this Bass

    [IMG]http://gaygamer.net/images/lance-bass.jpg[/IMG]

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    [QUOTE=Borgoguy;3312895]Both are awesome players. Thanks for posting the tunes, Southpark. You mentioned him, but Stanley is the guy who most amazed me back in the 70s with Return to Forever. The other guys in the band weren't bad either. :D The title cut from his solo album, [I]School Days[/I], is still one one the funkiest tunes. Love the breaks each artist takes, especially the master. If you young guys who like fusion haven't heard this cut, please give it a listen. You'll thank me. Track starts at approx. :14.

    [url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ctTX2M_mmp8[/url][/QUOTE]

    I own a few Stanley CD's, school Days is on my IPOD. Good stuff. Thanks!

    I think in these terms, Stanley is like Jimmy Page... the founding father. Without him, the followers would be sort of different.
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    [QUOTE=southparkcpa;3312877]The "10 favorite songs thread" got me thinking about all the GREAT bass players out there. Check this guy out. Of cousre there is Jaco, Stanley etc.. but THIS GUY is out of control. That's all him. NO accompanying players. Then, just for fun... the 2nd guy.

    [url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mz7flss0w9Y[/url]


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    :eek: That's insane

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    I just remembered this Return to Forever tune, written by Clarke. You can hear elements of "School Days". Watch Stanley's hands and remember that this is in the 70s. Clarke re-wrote the book for the next three generations of bass players.

    [url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Apq1A7bnrKI&feature=related[/url]

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    i dont know whether to be impressed or confused :huh:

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    [QUOTE=Dirtstar;3312922]i dont know whether to be impressed or confused :huh:[/QUOTE]

    There's musicians that either make me want to pick up my guitar...or just throw it away. This guy....makes me want to put it in the woodchipper.

    Unbelievable..

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    [QUOTE=32green;3312929]There's musicians that either make me want to pick up my guitar...or just throw it away. This guy....makes me want to put it in the woodchipper.

    Unbelievable..[/QUOTE]

    He is the "Tiger Woods" of Bass playing. Scary though, like Borgo states, there are so many at his level. Unreal.

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    [QUOTE=32green;3312929]There's musicians that either make me want to pick up my guitar...or just throw it away. This guy....makes me want to put it in the woodchipper.

    Unbelievable..[/QUOTE]

    i thought he was playing bass???


    wtf is going on here?

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    [QUOTE=southparkcpa;3312932]He is the "Tiger Woods" of Bass playing. Scary though, like Borgo states, there are so many at his level. Unreal.[/QUOTE]

    Its funny though...I hate to say it...to me, that was a little gimmicky if, impressive.

    I dont want to see a one man band base player, if that makes any sense?

    For instance, this is still one of the coolest things I have ever seen.....

    SOmeone else posted it here a while ago, though I forget who....


    [url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-PZkYxVkFVA[/url]





    As a Who fan, naturally I'm biased.:D

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    [QUOTE=Dirtstar;3312938]i thought he was playing bass???


    wtf is going on here?[/QUOTE]

    A bass is a guitar. A straight six string and a bass are intertwined in a way, players of both can appreciate the other.

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    [QUOTE=32green;3312940]Its funny though...I hate to say it...to me, that was a little gimmicky if, impressive.

    D[/QUOTE]

    Totally understand. Wooten is a studio musician and[B] can [/B]play it all.

    He is extremely sought after , plays commercials, tours, etc...

    I chose THAT video because it is out of control. Believe me, he can play anything and is a top professional.

    I LOVE Entwhistle, way ahead of his time. the work in "My generation" is WAY KOOL.

    Geddy Lee is awesome if you like bass players.

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    [QUOTE=32green;3312941]A bass is a guitar. A straight six string and a bass are intertwined in a way, players of both can appreciate the other.[/QUOTE]

    don't sass me.

    going back to my original question, i guess i should be impressed?

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    [QUOTE=southparkcpa;3312943]Totally understand. Wooten is a studio musician and[B] can [/B]play it all.

    [/QUOTE]

    Lol, no doubt. I was not minimizing his talent at all.

    [QUOTE=Dirtstar;3312944]don't sass me.

    going back to my original question, i guess i should be impressed?[/QUOTE]

    Yes. Be impressed.

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    [QUOTE=32green;3312962]
    Yes. Be impressed.[/QUOTE]

    OK, i'm officially impressed.


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    [QUOTE=Borgoguy;3312895]Both are awesome players. Thanks for posting the tunes, Southpark. You mentioned him, but Stanley is the guy who most amazed me back in the 70s with Return to Forever. The other guys in the band weren't bad either. :D The title cut from his solo album, [I]School Days[/I], is still one one the funkiest tunes. Love the breaks each artist takes, especially the master. If you young guys who like fusion haven't heard this cut, please give it a listen. You'll thank me. Track starts at approx. :14.

    [url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ctTX2M_mmp8[/url][/QUOTE]

    School Days. One of my Top 10 albums of all time. Love Sanley Clarke.

    Yeah, and ChickCorea, Al Di Meola and Lenny White weren't too bad either.

    I think we played Romantic Warrior nonstop for about a month sophmore year in college.

    That and The Crusaders. Gotta dig those albums out.

    Wow, bringing up some great mamaries.

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