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  • Blend And Double

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    Blend and double Let’s talk about a few tricks that have been used on some famous recordings but still seem to be a bit of a mystery to plenty of audio engineers. Just like with compression, you have to be able to handle the concept of subtlety in order to use these tricks without it turning into an overdone disco. Blend these tricked up sounds into your bass mix quiet enough to where no one could pick out what you are doing but loud enough to where they add something to the bass guitar. Create

  • My Experience Of My Music : My Life Of Music

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    The air was buzzing with soft whispers and laughter. My stomach was in all sorts of knots. I could feel my heart thumping vigorously inside my chest. It was a hot night and the giant sun-like lights that shined down on us from the McCallum theatre didn’t help at all. I held my bass guitar with a tight grip, repeating the notes I had practiced over and over in my head. Music has always been a thing in my family, a special thing most of us share. Family gatherings or parties never went without the

  • Ex-Metallica Bassist Research Paper

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    Ex-Metallica Bassist Jason Newsome Covers Country Songs – and It's Amazing Normally, when you think of Metallica, you think of the heavy metal sound the band is famous for. But, if you think that's the only kind of music the band members, and former band members, enjoy making, you are sorely mistaken. In fact, ex-Metallica Bassist Jason Newsome recently spent time on The Drive with Steve Jaxon radio show playing some country tunes. The set includes music from John Prine, Doug Seegers and Willie Nelson

  • The Life of Pianist Ju-Fang Essay

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    German way. Whereas the other two artists had music, Volkan memorized his. His eyes were closed for some parts and he would sway while playing. His sound was very rich, much like a singer’s voice. He stayed relatively still compared to the other two bassists, but there was no stiffness about it. His music was unique and sounded really cool. He also went up pretty high in position. For his third song, he began playing before the piano joined him. Between him and the pianist, they passed around melodies

  • The Change In Style Of Jazz Bass

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    Paul Tutmarc in the 1930s. Later in 1950s Leo Fender developed this idea so it could be mass-produced and finally introducing the Fender Precision bass in 1951. Electric bass then started to coexist with the double basses in jazz, since there were bassists starting to use electric bass as they are easier to be played, could be easily transported, and were able to be amplified to any volume without feeding back (Driscoll, 2002).  In jazz, electric bass became a viable option in adding

  • My Love Of Music

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    bass coach. The lack of a bass coach was unfair to the young bassists, and I told myself if there was an instance in the future where I could help the bass students, I would. My first opportunity to work as a string coach came during my sophomore year. As a volunteer coach to the elementary schoolers, I treasured every moment of it. I found a great deal of joy working with the young bassists and they really enjoyed being coached by a bassist instead of a cellist. I was very happy to have helped make

  • Chicago Plan Essay

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    and Ullmann’s “Variations on a Master Plan”, parts 2 and 3. The Dream Book project was put together by the saxophonist Joe McPhee, who also played a cool white trumpet in this double tribute to iconic saxist Ornette Coleman and bassist Dominic Duval. Besides two bassists, Dominic Duval Jr. and Larry Roland, the septet also features Daniel Carter on reeds, Rosie Hertlein on violin, Dom Minasi on guitar, and Jay Rosen on drums. The extended first piece was inspired by Ornette’s 1967 “Forms and Sounds”

  • Song Analysis: Panic ! At The Disco

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    after, the band recorded and released its debut studio album, A Fever You Can't Sweat Out (2005). Made known by the top ten lead single, "I Write Sins Not Tragedies", the album eventually was certified double platinum in the US. In 2006, founding bassist Brent Wilson was fired from the band during an extensive world tour, and subsequently replaced by Jon Walker. Influenced by 1960s rock bands the Beatles, the Zombies and the Beach Boys, and preceded by the hit single, "Nine in the Afternoon", the

  • The Sound Of Upright String Bass Performance

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    known for the extraordinary power and attack of his playing. Later on in the mid-20th century, bassists like Jimmy Blanton and Oscar Pettiford pushed the string bass into a new light where the instrument’s unsuspected potential as a solo instrument would be realized. The bass also underwent a radical change from entirely acoustic to entirely electric which has changed modern music forever. Electric bassists like Stanley Clarke and Jaco Pastorius could now play many notes at once and utilize the fusion

  • Metallica Research Paper

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    Dorarp, Sweden, the bus driver lost control and skidded, which caused the bus to overturn several times. Ulrich, Hammett, and Hetfield sustained no serious injuries; however, bassist Burton was pinned under the bus and died. Burtons death was unexpected and led the band to not know what to do. The same year they recruited bassist Jason Newsted. Metallica's first studio album since Burton's death, And Justice for All, was released in 1988. In 1989, Metallica received its first Grammy Award nomination