Best Bassists Ever

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241 JoJo Garza

He should be at a decent spot, at least.

242 Marco Coti Zelati

This band is an amazing Italian based band. Listen to the intro and outro of Closer. Its just mind blowing! The things he can do is extrordinarly advanced!

243 Percy Jones

No other bassist has been quite so creative. Even his easier stuff is light years ahead of most of the bassist on this list. Try to find his band "Tunnels", listen to anything by this man, and you'll agree.

First of all he should be one so that is that no one has ever played the electric fretless like him and no one ever will. Brand X would be nothing without him he is a master there is no one else. this list is silly.

244 Meshell Ndegeocello

Not the best but should be noticed. In my opinion, she has a lot more talent then the majority of the hacks on this list. Just listen and open your minds people.

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245 Hilary Woods

Not the best bass player in the world but the fittest - just ahead of Gaye Advert (Adverts) and Charlotte Cooper (Subways)

246 Melissa Auf der Maur

If anything, she's the hottest looking bass player of them all.

247 Jeff Schmidt

U gotta listen to this guy!!

248 Jah Wobble

this guy is amazing he makes a bass sound like waves of amazing bliss hes so creative its unbelievable

A great dub bassist, some top work with PIL as well. Deserves to be higher.

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249 Randy Gregg
250 Tony Stevens
251 Sheldon Gellada
252 Jack Kilcoyne
253 Herbie Flowers

Who can doubt a master who played for 'ol Macca on No More Lonely Nights?

254 C-Bass

This guy, is so amazing! He plays with a bass, that has a cracked neck, and it doesn't fall apart, HHOLY DIVER! He can play that too, as a matter of fact, in a park! If you like this guy, check out his brothers. They have some awesome talent also. Spuds, Jelly Beam, and Estabon. Neither of the three are mexican guitarists. They're pretty american, if I do say so myself. CBass lays down the slap like he no one else. Just ask Jesus, he'll tell you the same thing.

On a good day, this guy plays such beatiful riffs, that make small ducks cry. He is not like Dio, meaning he had actual talent. - Geddyrush

255 Evil J

I'm surprised he's not already on the list. He's so original with his bass lines, using the subtleties of jazz and blues bass in metal. He also wrote most of the guitar for their second album. He's an all around true talent. - johnnywhiplash

My personal favorite. He's so creative with his basslines. Not only does he play stunning bass, but he also writes a good chunk of the guitar as well. I'm surprised he hasn't been mentioned yet. - johnnywhiplash

256 Buckethead Buckethead Brian Patrick Carroll, known professionally as Buckethead, is an American guitarist and multi-instrumentalist who has worked within many genres of music.

Yes, he is a bassist too. He plays slap bass. His solos are better than Mike Dirnt's solos. - zxm

I know he's a guitarist but he deserves to be #2 on this list. listen to his bass solos on youtube

257 Heath (X Japan)

Heath - San is great bassist with an awesome style. His solos are amazing and not only, that he is a great bassist, also he's a fantastic singer. For me Heath - San is one of the best bass - player in the world. He's really the best to replace Taiji - San and I'm very glad, that he's with X now but also hope, to hear some more solo - works from him.

He's good.. Watch their videos and notice how his bass sound, very skilled and awesome..

While I think Taiji is a much better bassist, Heath does have his own flair in the mix. Just my thoughts, though I may be a bi bias.

I think he's good, he is the best bass player! He make me I want to learn bass as him. He is my study goal!

258 Damien Gonzelez

he is amazing when he plays, he might now be in a famous band but he is really good

259 Anthony Jackson

The dude deserves to be remember for his fine work, as evidenced on Deodato's Very Together and on Dave Grusin & The N.Y./L.A. Dream Band? A winner

260 Tom Squarepusher Jenkinson
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