[LAU] OT: Double bass (Kontrabass) Recommended listening.

Burkhard Woelfel versuchsanstalt at gmx.de
Fri Jun 6 09:29:30 EDT 2008

Am Freitag, 6. Juni 2008 13:12 schrieb Dave Phillips:
> Adam Sampson wrote:
> > ... One of my major influences as a bassist was Niels-Henning Ørsted
> > Pedersen...
> Oh yeh, sorry I forgot to mention him. I recently watched a YouTube
> video of a very young NHOP accompanying a much older (but still
> brilliant) Bud Powell. Nils was really impressive even then. Truly one
> of the giants.

I also especially like the tune Adam mentioned. NHOP was such a great player.

Maybe have a look at some of the Medeski, Martin and Wood stuff, too. 

And btw: Get a teacher soon. There are some principles to follow that can 
spare you a lot of hassle. 

Have fun! Great choice! 

- Burkhard

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