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Re: primative amplication

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Posted by steve on April 20, 2001 at 13:18:18:

In Reply to: primative amplication posted by Francis X. on April 19, 2001 at 23:33:15:

: When I was in Jr.high school(Brooklyn,NY) in the 1960's,I got to hear a lot of what were called "society bands"-small groups that played at weddings,bar mitzvahs,etc. I recall that a lot of the older bass players would take a cheap vocal mike,wrap it in foam rubber and tape it onto the tailpieces of their double basses. The mike was then plugged into either an Ampeg B-15 or a Sano(accordion amp;this seemed to work Ok. Has anyone out there ever tried this?

: Also,where can I get a pick-up for my junior-size bass that won't cost too much. My playing is mostly jamming with other amateurs at low volume(Jazz standards,C&W,Folk);I use a 50W Peavey amp for electric bass,but I want to play my upright at jams as well.

try bob gollihurs pages for pickups,preamps,advice and tons of links to other informative sites

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