The electric bass, along with the electric guitar, is undoubtedly one of the great musical innovations that the 1950s brought forth. The first electric bass guitar is undoubtedly the Fender Precision Bass, which the ingenious inventor Leo Fender presented in 1951. The P-bass, with its solid body construction and pickup, made it easy to play on the bass amplifier, while its fretboard also allowed non-classically trained musicians to hit the notes precisely. Within a very short space of time, countless bands from the up-and-coming Country, Rock’n’Roll and Motown scene had relied on electric basses as the foundation of a band’s rhythm and melody play. Ernie Ball, along with George Fullerton, created one of the world’s first modern acoustic bass guitars in the early 1970s. In the spirit of that tradition, we offer a set of acoustic bass strings for those acoustic bass players out there.
In 1977, the FBI produced a report alleging that some members of the Venceremos Brigade acquired weapons training. Bass told me she has at all times rejected violence, and didn’t associate with any militant teams. Jeff Schatz, who met Bass on that first journey to Cuba and stays a good friend, informed me that he remembered her mediating between American volunteers who had been getting on each other’s nerves. “She simply obtained in there and worked to say ‘Hey, we’re out right here to study stuff.
Support for private computer systems and other devices is out there to Yale students and college via theTechnology Troubleshooting Office in Room L05 on the Lower Level of Bass Library. Thain Family Café, situated on the Courtyard Level of Bass, presents espresso, tea, specialty drinks, sandwiches, and snacks. Visit the Bass Service Desk on the Courtyard Level to take a look at assortment materials, … Read More