Monthly Archives: April 2009
Tweet there was a bass player soooo bad, even the section noticed!
Tweet circa 2005
Tweet In 2002 I was fortunate to be able to travel to Germany. One of my stops was Leipzig where Bach work at the St. Thomas Church.
Tweet Your poorly made Franz Hoffman bass makes a 3rd grade girl want to quit in frustration. Thanks. The fingerboard has warped so bad the G string rests against it. The adjusters – yeah, they’re useless. I moved the bridge … Continue reading
Tweet I have to reitereate my recommendation for Pirastro Obligato strings. These strings are great and can make a bad bass sound reasonable! Yesterday, a student and I put Obligatos on this bass and the change in sound was remarkable. … Continue reading
Tweet you’ll play only in bars.” – John Scofield
Tweet Economic Crisis Takes It’s Toll on Live Music Early Reports Point to Many Changes, and Cutbacks MostlyBass.com Washington Bureau C.S. , Special Contributor Amidst national concern over the failing U.S. Economy, many performance bands are streamlining their groups to … Continue reading
Tweet Good morning everyone! Through Double Bass Blog I found this blog from the Milwaukee Symphony’s Principal violist. I feel it has particular merit due to his position and therefore insight in to the orchestral world. Anyway…It got me thinking….