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Anthony Braxton
Anthony Braxton (born June 4, 1945) is an American composer and instrumentalist. Braxton has released well over 100 albums since the 1960s. Among the instruments he plays are the sopranino, soprano, C-melody, F mezzo-soprano, E...
Composer
... for bass instruments. Discusses the basic workbench, swivel-jawed vices, neck cradles, and a variety of hand tools including nut drivers and wrenches. ...
... Provides the musical notation for the pook 7/9 altered scale for bass clef instruments. ...
... . Describes the American Standard Precision Bass, American Standard Jazz Bass, American Standard Jazz Bass ... V, Precision Bass Deluxe, Jazz Bass Deluxe, and Jazz Bass Deluxe V. Rates each model according to ...
Luthier's Corner
Bass World (1999) Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 4-6
... Presents a luthier's advice to bass players about areas of concern regarding bass instruments ... including how to safeguard instruments from extremes of temperature, humidity control, potential causes of buzzing basses, and warpage in bows. ...
... Vega shares his experience buying a Gibson EB-1 bass and trading it for a Fender Jazz bass in order to give tips on finding the right instrument. ...
New Gear
Bass Player (1996) Vol. 7, No. 5, pp. 25-26
... Briefly reviews nine new products including: the Lovetone pedal, a stick bass, Adamas strings, SWR ... enclosures, Ampeg amplifier, Ernie Ball/Music Man bass, LaBella Strings, Shure microphones, and ... Lady Luck bass. Provides descriptions of products, cost, and contact information about the manufacturers. ...
... A new collapsible travel bass guitar from Journey Instruments is described. ...
... Reviews Reverend Musical Instruments' 5-string bass guitar ($1,499). Discusses and rates its construction, electronics, playability, sound and value ...
... The sheet music for 20 marches arranged by Bevan for bass clef instruments is reviewed (Piccolo Press Limited Edition, 2002). ...
... Provides a review of the "1-string wonder" the Atlansia Solitaire bass designed by Nobuaki Hayashi ... of the Japanese manufacturer Atlansia Instrumental Technology Ltd. Describes the bass as basically ... a "state-of-the-art broomstick bass" constructed of a piece of roundstick maple with a "diminutive ...
... the bass. Argues that there is evidence of stringed bass instruments from the late 1400s and notes ... Provides the results of research into the history of the acoustic upright bass. Offers brief ... comments on the changes in design of string instruments throughout history and focuses on the design of ...
The Expedition
20th century opera from 1999
... Examines the history behind the Leo Fender's creation of the Fender Precision Bass, the first ... fully electric fretted bass to be held and played like a guitar, and its successor the Fender Jazz Bass ... . Discusses the earliest electric uprights, Fender developing the electric bass guitar and building ...
... Schaefer surveys large sedans, wagons, SUVs and mini-vans, hybrids and small hatchbacks to find the optimal vehicle for transporting a bass. ...
... The author presents the basic steps to be taken in addding bass to the school music program, based on her own experiences. ...
... Music Man bass manufacturer, along with Praxis Musical Instruments, officially licensed, lower ... -priced Sterling line of bass guitars are reviewed. The models, SB14, Ray 34 and Ray 35, are modeled after Music Man basses. ...
... David Gage Stringed Instruments' recent release of the Czech-Ease double bass is featured. ...
... Fender's American Vintage line of new bass guitars is discussed, and the instruments are described. ...