[LAU] OT: Double bass (Kontrabass) Recommended listening.
orl at ammd.net
Fri Jun 6 04:31:51 EDT 2008
On Fri, Jun 06, 2008 at 04:21:16AM -0400, Dave Phillips wrote :
> Loki Davison wrote:
> > I recently bought a double bass and am loving it. Fun to play and
> > amazing sound with fingers and bow. I will be looking for a teacher
> > soon but first and foremost i'm looking for some good stuff to listen
> > too! I'm really enjoying Willie Dixons stuff and a few tracks by
> > Freundeskries (german hiphop) and Donovan. What else is good? I'd love
> > to here tracks in a range of style both bow and fingers.
> Scott LaFaro
> Ron Carter
> Jimmy Garrison
> Oscar Pettiford
> Charles Mingus
Yeah, Charles Mingues is awesome! Gunslinging Bird is one of my
favourite jazz big band albums (he's not playing on it, though).
> Ray Brown
> Tommy Potter
> Bertram Turetzky
> Gary Karr
> The first group lists primarily jazz giants, the next two fellows are
> classical greats.
> If you like Willie Dixon's work you should check out the Muddy Waters
> recordings with Big Crawford.
> I'd throw in Jaco Pastorius and Billy Sheehan, even though they were/are
> mainly electric players.
??? Did they play Double-Bass at any time? By the way, I won't put both
of them one next to the other!!!
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