Dig My Rig: May 2013 - Jay Brooks Lipe

From left to right: a Dean acoustic bass guitar, 1981 custom Fender Jazz Bass with passive Bartolini pickups, 1972 Fender Musicmaster, 1978 Kramer 650B Artist series, Danelectro copy, 1961 Ampeg Baby Bass (behind me), 2010 Rickenbacker, 1977 Guild 301, 1978 Peavey T-40, 1995 Fender Jazz, 2010 Ernie Ball Sterling, and a Jay Turser hollowbody.
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“My name is Jay Brook Lipe, and I’ve spent my entire life addicted to the bass.” From left to right: a Dean acoustic bass guitar, 1981 custom Fender Jazz Bass with passive Bartolini pickups, 1972 Fender Musicmaster, 1978 Kramer 650B Artist series, Danelectro copy, 1961 Ampeg Baby Bass (behind me), 2010 Rickenbacker, 1977 Guild 301, 1978 Peavey T-40, 1995 Fender Jazz, 2010 Ernie Ball Sterling, and a Jay Turser hollowbody.

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THIRTY-FIVE YEARS AFTER I FIRST PICKED UP the bass, I have the unbelievable good fortune to be that rarest of all creatures: A musician who can walk into a music store with money to spend and walk out again empty-handed, knowing there’s nothing I could buy that would make me happier than what I already have.