KoparBass
Registered User
Join date: Oct 2013
166 IQ
#1
I play bass, mostly metal but i wanted to try some jazz. I hate the saxophone so anything with that is an automatic no, I prefer jazz with mostly guitar.


Can you give me some names??
roushsn95
Registered User
Join date: Apr 2012
21 IQ
#2
This is a no brainer. Definitely listen to:

Pat Metheny - Bright Size Life

But I also love....

Pat Metheny - Question and Answer
Last edited by roushsn95 at Oct 17, 2013,
Sickz
Jazz Musician
Join date: Mar 2010
1,594 IQ
#3
For jazz, check out these guys: Pat Martino, Pat Metheny, Joe Pass, Wes Montgomery, Andreas Öberg, Jimmy Rosenberg, Django Reinhardt, Bireli Lagrene, Jim Hall, Jody Fisher, Grant Green, Angelo DeBarre, Joscho Stephan, The Rosenberg Trio.

For Jazz-Fusion check out these guys: Scott Henderson, Greg Howe, Guthrie Govan, Allen Hinds, Steve Khan, Allan Holdsworth, Frank Gambale, Alex Machacek, Mike Stern, Al Di Meola, Hiram Bullock, Larry Carlton, Brett Garsed, The Aristocrats, John Scofield.
Fusion and jazz musician, a fan of most music.

Quote by Guthrie Govan
“If you steal from one person it's theft, and if you steal from lots of people it's research”


Quote by Chick Corea
"Only play what you hear. If you don't hear anything, don't play anything."
SunshineMusicO
Spreadin' tha light
Join date: Nov 2011
343 IQ
#4
Check out Vulfpeck. Holy shit. And as a bassist, you will love them. They're like funk/blues/jazz and if they don't become famous there is no hope in our world.

http://vulf.bandcamp.com/

Check them out on YouTube as well. Live performances that are very well filmed and the audio sounds amazing! Honestly, these guys are the shit
clegtr
Let me think...
Join date: Aug 2012
282 IQ
#5
As a bass player, the first Jazz/fusion artist you should check out is Jaco Pastorius. Essential.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LEs5sKDXZuk
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PE6HmArln_k
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