Best Bassists Ever
The Contenders: Page 24
Katatonia, October Tide, etc.
Elvis' first bass player was a terrific double bass player. According to producer Sam Phillips, her could slap that bass like no one else as you can hear on Elvis' Sun sides. Just listen to Mystery Train, where, while playing the bass, he also, by cause of his slapping, produces a great percussion sound. The best rockabilly bass player ever.
Entry level bassist on you tube have more talent than necro.why is necro here
One of the most unique and amazing bassists out there. Death from above 1979's mastermind.
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
Blue Cheer is so underrated. Dickie Peterson is should be here. There can still be Blue Cheer without Leigh Stephens and Dickie Peterson kept Blue Cheer together. if Blue Cheer is great and should be on lists than so should Dickie Peterson be on lists too sense Dickie Peterson made music. Dickie Peterson plays Rock how Rock is made to be. If you need to know why Blue Cheer is great look at my account. Than you would know why I thin Blue Cheer is so great. - BlueFuse
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
Related ListsTop Ten Best Japanese Bassists Top 10 Greatest Metal Bassists Best Slap Bassists Best Rock Bassists Top Ten Singing Bassists
10 years, 353 days old
Top Remixes (141)
2. Geddy Lee
3. Paul McCartney
2. John Entwistle
3. Cliff Burton
2. Cliff Burton
3. John Taylor
View All 141