Best Bassists Ever
The Contenders: Page 22
Cetera, of Chicago fame, has some pretty good basslines, especially in the older stuff, like I'm a Man, In the Country, Mother, Lowdown, Dialogue, and Just You and Me.
He only plays 1 note lol
Vanessa is the completely underestimated mastermind behind some of the most iconic basslines of Mindless Self Indulgence. Although I love Lyn-z to bits, it's a shame the Vanessa had to leave to become an astronaut, as she was such a big, creative personality who's talent for the instrument was undeniable. - mallgothica
Bass player who played with pianist Bill Evans first great trio. Evans could play some single note runs and LaFaro could answer back. I saw a bass player who had never heard him and was a Mingus fan. This man was a band director who played in a jazz group in Houston when he could and he broke down and cried saying, "That's impossible! " while listening to LaFaro on that monster acoustic bass run off eighth notes, trill, strum and go beyond anything anything any bass player had done at that time. Unfortunately Scott died in an automobile accident at a young age. Ornette Coleman's Free Jazz is a basic for any jazz fan's collection but it's so strident and cacaphonous it irritates me except for the bass duet with LaFaro and Charlie Haden playing the most astounding notes and phrases I've ever experienced in my 60 years plus of listening to all kinds of music. LaFaro put the bass out as a lead or equal instrument in improvised soloing. On the Evans albums for example instead of laying ...more - gemtea
Why is he not included? Listen to Wild One by Dio and Hey Angel by Dio. So good! - metalwillneverdie
Look him up on the internet, it'll freak you out - MASAI97
With the Dead Kennedys.
He did some great basslines like Holiday in Cambodia. I Am The Owl and many more.
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