waldo041 wrote: same holds true for jerry, phil and bob, their techniques were pretty much the same from the start, but their tones changed with the rigs and guitars they played.
mgod wrote:No argument- I didn't just single out hands. I listed a lot of stuff. The circuit in the EB is trivial compared to other stuff, and the hands are bigger still.
hogan wrote:waldo041 wrote: same holds true for jerry, phil and bob, their techniques were pretty much the same from the start, but their tones changed with the rigs and guitars they played.
Were you able to type that w/ a straight face? If you think their Technique/approach didn't change over 30 years, more for Weir and Lesh, then i'm not sure what you've been listening to.
Here's a nice pic of Vince with the head of that bass in the foreground, a Barncard session in early 2001. Photo by Steve I think.
mgod wrote:BTW, if its of any value here I own what according to RW was the first bass he put emitter followers in, done for Phil in 69 or so. They are no longer there.
I've also had RT rewind an old Guild p/u to a 600 Ohm output using Cardas litz wire and installed in an old SF bass, but that was intended only for studio use, direct from bass, lo-z, to mic amp.
Rusty the Scoob wrote:I'd say the one who changed the most is Phil. I don't think he even really got comfortable with the major scale on bass until about 1971, maybe 1970, and then it became the most distinctive part of his sound.
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