Monthly Archives: April 2009
there was a bass player soooo bad, even the section noticed!
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 to … Continue reading
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. No, … Continue reading
you’ll play only in bars.” – John Scofield
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 cut … Continue reading
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….
Here’s a an awesome article by new MostlyBass contributor, Chris Strough. How Competitive Are You? An introductory guide on what type of band / orchestra is right for your player.
Here’s one in action!