Q: What’s the single best bass-related purchase you’ve made this year?
Fender Select Jazz Bass.
—J. Peter Ross
Mono M80 double bass case
Ibanez BTB 5-string.
The Bass For Dummies book, a title
that some would say is redundant.
The new Primus album.
A 1975 Fender Jazz Bass in near mint condition from
Bass Northwest in Seattle. What a ﬁnd!
TC Electronic BC500 and cabs.
Yamaha TRB5P. Mmm, mmm, good!
Roy Vogt’s Teach Me Bass Guitar.
Thanks for the review!
MusicMan 6-string Bongo, stealth edition.
ESP LTD Vintage 204 bass, one of the best sounding and playing basses in my collection. It’s in- spired me to play a lot more.
My Boss RC2 Loop Station pedal.
—Janey Funk Fingers Fox
An Alleva-Coppolo LM5. I’ve been gigging pro for over 20 years, and the feel, ease of use, and sonic possibilities (along with a healthy dose of Vitamin P for Practice) have helped me take it to the next level.
Zoom B9.1UT Multi-Effect.
—Peter J Reed
A Skype lesson with Jeff Berlin.
—Hohn F. Hebert
My ﬁrst Warwick bass, a limited edition “dirty blonde” Thumb Bass.
—Christian de Mesones
NS Design NXT5 electric upright bass.
Markbass F1 amp.
Aguilar Tone Hammer 500.
Fishman Fission Bass Powerchord pedal.
Adds killer rhythm guitar sound through a separate signal. Sounds great!
—David L. Hastings
Fender Custom Shop Pino Palladino Precision Bass.
D’Addario black nylon strings.
Gallien-Krueger MB800. ���Joel Dawson
My 2012 black Honda Goldwing to carry my bass on!
Schecter Diamond series Stiletto Studio 5.
Marcus Miller, Renaissance!