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Offline Superfly

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« Reply #15 on: October 18, 2005, 08:29:20 AM »
Thanks, Ken...

I actually own a 'budget' Spector, too. It's a Pro Series. I like it a lot, but since buying the American Jazz Bass, I never even touch it.

I'm one of those guys who likes to find a bass that I can really make 'my' voice, and then stick with that bass, as long as it's a versatile enough tone tool. The Jazz Bass is THAT bass for me.

I'm not one of those guys who will ever spend a small fortune on acquiring a collection of exotic basses. Not that there's anything wrong with that approach, but that's just not what works for me. I have no interest in that.

Even if you are one of those guys with a collection of exotic basses, I think you still need a good American Jazz Bass in your collection. It's truly classic sound.

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« Reply #16 on: October 27, 2005, 12:50:04 AM »
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Originally posted by Superfly

Thanks, Ken...

I actually own a 'budget' Spector, too. It's a Pro Series. I like it a lot, but since buying the American Jazz Bass, I never even touch it.



I don't know if "budget" fits the Legend. It was $600 new, which I guess is budget compared to some of the other basses around here. But I'll tell you, this is the first Spector I've ever played/owned and even at $600, it is an amazing sounding bass. It's funny, my bass teacher over the summer bought one of the more expensive Ibanez basses. We hadn't seen each other in a while so I called him and asked for a few lessons. So we get together and when he heard my Legend he couldn't believe the sound.  He's a bass player, keyboard player, songwriter. That's actually what he does for a living, besides give bass lessons. So you walk into his Townhouse and the whole thing is just a ridiculous music setup. Two Apple G4's, keyboards, mixing board, crazy sound. ANYWAY, it made me feel good the first time I brought my bass over and he couldn't stop playing it. He was just sitting, hitting random notes and letting them ring out, just commenting, "I cannot believe how good this bass sounds", "it was only $600?"  Even after that he would always make me stay 10-15 minutes later so he could play my bass! So if anyone is looking for a nice bass that won't break the bank, as a # 1 or a back up, the Spector Legend is awesome! And NO, I do not work for Spector!
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« Reply #17 on: October 27, 2005, 06:45:37 AM »
I agree, Ken...

My Spector Pro Series is a great value, too. I traded up an Ibanez Ergodyne bass on it. If it wasn't for the fact that I fell completely in love with my American Fender Jazz Bass, it would still be my main axe.

You can listen to my Spector through my Eden head and Eden cab on this short .wav clip. This is from my former blues band's CD. WARNING! The sax player totally rips!

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« Reply #18 on: October 27, 2005, 11:02:15 PM »
I love it!!!

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« Reply #19 on: November 18, 2005, 02:59:48 PM »
Awesome sound. I love the bass line. That's how I like my sound also. Good JOB....
 

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« Reply #20 on: November 21, 2005, 06:38:15 AM »
Thank you.

And welcome to the forum!

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« Reply #21 on: December 18, 2005, 11:03:18 AM »
Great song, Great sound, great bass line.  I loved it
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« Reply #22 on: December 29, 2005, 12:33:40 AM »
Here is the the site of my Jazz Rock band "Mind Traffic"
http://www.freewebs.com/jeffleebass/
"Dreamy Six" and "So What" were recorded using my Navigator as a DI into Sonar 4 with a PreSonus Firepod interface.  The tunes are just rough Demos.  Basically one mike for the guitar, 3 mics for the drums and me (bass) direct.  I've been experimenting with different DIs ranging from the Sans Amp RBI to a cheap Behringer.  But I just bought the Radial Active DI, and love it.   I'll post some more tunes from time to time so check back.  Hopefully have a cd out by summer.  My live rig is an Eden Navigator Preamp, Crest Lt-2000 Power Amp, 410xlt and 210xlt.  I put the 210xlt on the bottom because to me, the 210xlt has a little more beefier sound and the 410xlt is more throatier.