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Bass Player UK Magazine

13 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From £2.31 per issue Bass Player UK Magazine is the UK's only title devoted to the bass in all its forms for professional players and those just beginning to learn. Using expert writers and reviewers who know their subject in incredible detail, it provides the latest educational columns, news and reviews of instruments, accessories and equipment. Every issue has transcriptions and tuition put together by a team of dedicated professional players so that every reader can learn and nail those all-important basslines. You'll even find genuine rock, jazz, metal and funk stars writing their own columns too.

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Bass Player UK  |  September 2021  


STAR BASS
The great Mike Watt of punk greats Minutemen discusses five key albums on which he performs.

JAMES JAMERSON OR CAROL KAYE?
Regularly voted the greatest bass players of all time, with dozens of hits and hundreds of sessions under their belts, the legacies of the great James Jamerson and Carol Kaye still don’t tally. We bring in some expert help...

JIM CREEGGAN
Barenaked Ladies’ Jim Creeggan details his switch from double bass to electric.
Bass Player UK Magazine is the UK's only title devoted to the bass in all its forms for professional players and those just beginning to learn. Using expert writers and reviewers who know their subject in incredible detail, it provides the latest educational columns, news and reviews of instruments, accessories and equipment. Every issue has transcriptions and tuition put together by a team of dedicated professional players so that every reader can learn and nail those all-important basslines. You'll even find genuine rock, jazz, metal and funk stars writing their own columns too.
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I'm writing from Colombia. I really enjoy the magazine. Thanks guys. Reviewed 20 December 2020

Always a good read

Really entertaining view of guitar Reviewed 11 July 2019

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Although the new version has a few extra goodies like a side menu with all articles and a nicer layout, the zoom isn't as good as the old reader. With my phone horizontal the maximum zoom still has tiny lettering. It would be no good to someone who is short sighted. Reviewed 24 November 2012

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We all owe a debt to the mighty James Jamerson and Carol Kaye. We bass players pride ourselves on acknowledging the pioneers of our instrument, and giving credit where it’s due. Just take a look at any ‘Greatest Bassist’ poll of the last few years: a lar...
BASS BROUGHT BACK Squarepusher and Charles Mingus: both pioneers of bass Getty The late jazz bassist, composer and bon viveur Charles Mingus, whose influence on our world is incalculable, recorded the M...
Groove Is In The Heart Veteran cab-makers AccuGroove have announced the first major remodel in almost two decades of their bestselling Tri 112L range, introducing the AccuGroove Tri 112+. As they tell us, “These up...
Love Lines Weather Report, ‘Teen Town’ (1977) On his first full Weather Report album, Heavy Weather, Jaco Pastorius still had plenty to prove, and contributed this iconic track, which showcases se...
ASSUME NOTHING What a crazy month this has been. To inspire this new column, I asked the social media community for examples of negative assumptions, and in doing so opened a conversation within my own circ...
FLY DATE We make no secret here at BP about how much we’re impressed by Tech21 gear, not least because we’ve tried – and failed – many times over the years to trick their various SansAmps into thinkin...

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