[LAU] Piano and bass

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Sun Jan 13 01:52:49 EST 2008

Paul Davis wrote:
> 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). 

That would be much more convenient for playing keyboards.

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