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

Loki Davison loki.davison at gmail.com
Mon Jun 9 22:28:17 EDT 2008

On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 5:37 AM, Peter Hartmann
<peter at hartmanncomputer.com> wrote:
>> Also, don't forget the great Paul Chambers
> If you're gonna go that far then definitely check out Jimmy Blanton.
> He basically invented walking bass.  For swing, I think his feel
> absolutely can't be topped.   Seriously, over  PC Ray Brown, Oscar
> Petiford.    If you are interested in the role of bass as a rhythm
> section instrument (as opposed to a super-chops/soloist) then it's
> good idea to check out some drummers/great-rhythm-sections.
> On Sun, Jun 8, 2008 at 1:47 PM, Jack O'Quin <jack.oquin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jun 6, 2008 at 3:21 AM, Dave Phillips <dlphillips at woh.rr.com> wrote:
>>> Scott LaFaro
>>> Ron Carter
>>> Jimmy Garrison
>>> Oscar Pettiford
>>> Charles Mingus
>>> Ray Brown
>>> Tommy Potter
>>> Bertram Turetzky
>>> Gary Karr
>> Great list, Dave!
>> Also, don't forget the great Paul Chambers.  Even if you're not
>> a big jazz fan, by all means check out the classic Miles Davis
>> record, "Kind of Blue".
>> --
>>  joq
>> _______________________________________________

Thanks for all the info! Will spend some time checking out all of
these. Apart from willie dixon, anyone in the Blues world of note?

Do any blues or rock double bassist use a bow? Jazz?


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