[LAU] Piano and bass

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Wed Dec 5 17:44:05 EST 2007

On Wed, 2007-12-05 at 12:17 -1000, david wrote:

> Definitely. I play keyboards in my church's band, and for a long while 
> we didn't have a bassist. So I played bass using the keyboard, using one 
> of the keyboard's bass voices. The tone was good enough, you might think 
> it was a real bass player who was at the level of knowing the scales and 
> a bit of rhythm - but it wasn't anywhere like a real bassist. I love 
> playing with real bassists! :-)
> The Doors used a keyboard bass in live performances. Ray Manzarek played 
> it, using a separate small 1-2 octave keyboard. It sounded fine to me, 
> but the Doors didn't do a lot of fancy bass playing.

true, but soullive do, and they have only keyboard bass (via a
pedalboard, actually). 

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