I’m a bass player. Apples and oranges, I know, but I figured I’d chime in anyway even though I’ll probably be shunned by all you kick-ass, super-cool guitar gods.
Before you flame my lame, bass-playing, rythm section, loser ass, just ask yourself one question: Who’s the guy that hangs out with the band?
A: The drummer.
I’m more of a bass player than a guitar player Bass has always been a little more fun for me.
How do you know if there’s a drummer at your door?
The knock speeds up
Actually I’m primarily a drummer, so I shouldn’t tell too many drummer jokes…
1)Metal, rock, some jazz, and dabbled a little bit with classical
Playing for about 8 years
PHIL KEAGGY! If you haven’t heard this this guy do his solo acoustic stuff, it is definitely worth checking out. I’ve seen him live twice and he’s absolutely blown my mind.
Also: Jon Donias (Shadows Fall), Andres Segovia, Freddy Green, Tim Armstrong (Rancid, I started in punk), Steve Morse and many others
I also do some audio engineering and have put up some songs on Myspace:
Cool Phil Keaggy video:
just make sure to watch the whole thing, because he goes into a new idea every 30 sec or so