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Posted by Martin on October 20, 2001 at 11:11:07:
In Reply to: Re: Urgent advice needed on 7/8 Johann Wilfer 77 model posted by Monte on October 19, 2001 at 09:24:05:
: Cool, tell us about it. How's it look, sound, etc. What are you going to be playing on it?
See some fotos at http://home.c2i.net/mfoldal/bass/doublebass.html
The Wilfer pickups was not included.
The sound is "wet" compared to an really old bass, but it's really loud compared to my only reference-which is plywood basses. I'm going to play jazz on it. The first project is a mid tempo latin record session in medio November, so after work I try to put in some practice. Fortunately the composer have mailed me the tunes in midi format so I can practice efficient.
My bass experience is electric fretted & fretless, but with the fretless I think that one will either be walking in Jaco's footsteps or trying to get the electric to sound like an acoustic. I have not testet any EUB's (like the new Steinberger) but everything I have heard (as a sound engineer) have been kind of Miroslav Vitous'ish I have received good advice from Bob, and a K&K Pro Bass System for my new bass is on its way from him to me here in Norway. I intent to put it through my POD line 6 (guitar) and try to model a small combo. I'm shure it will be fine for the studio combined with a microphone, but I will have to do some testing for live work.
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