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Old 06-29-2016, 06:25 PM   #31
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Didn't read all the postings, so I'm sure I'm repeating others here...
Yes, just PLAY stuff. Pick what you like...LOTS of reasonably priced basses out there.

For a starter plank, low-cost, decent quality, I usually suggest the Ibanez GS200. Cheap as hell, and unless you get one that's been beaten on/abused, they're a fine plank.
For an amp, I like the little Ampeg ones. I have the 10" and it's fine for anything up to full-stage performance...good for practice, open mics, etc.
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Old 10-07-2016, 09:33 PM   #32
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I would assume it's pretty easy to go from guitar to bass
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Old 10-15-2016, 08:23 AM   #33
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Thanks for the suggestions. I'll have to look into them.

I have a Roland Cube 20GX guitar amp. It's not a tube amp. Wouldn't I be able to use an acoustic guitar with that? It's a 20 watt 8 inch speaker.


Also, what do people think of this jazz bass?


It seems to have good reviews. I'm not too familiar with Lindo though. It's not too expensive either - about 150. Is that a price at which I can get a decent bass?

And what's the difference between a jazz bass and a normal bass? Is there anything special sounding about it?
A P-bass only has a precision pickup and a jazz bass ans 2 j pickups, which i have found so far.
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Old 10-19-2016, 04:18 AM   #34
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The most formal education I got on playing a bass was.

"(my real name), it's tuned like the first four strings of a guitar and you go boom-boom-boom to the beat".

Great advise.
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