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  1. Hi, I'm a very experienced bass player (reader and lugger) based in Saltburn-by-Sea, North Yorkshire, looking for work in the North East of England with a blues/soul/funk type function band. Transport and high quality gear. Currently playing with a number of ensembles but looking for regular work. Please see examples: [url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ai3DNaUj-V8"]https://www.youtube....h?v=ai3DNaUj-V8[/url] [url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRf8Ahvr6Yk"]https://www.youtube....h?v=HRf8Ahvr6Yk[/url] and [url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4Yw0z8TDAA"]https://www.youtube....h?v=u4Yw0z8TDAA[/url] Have also played with folk bands e.g. TV, radio, recordings, festivals, concerts, ceilidhs and barn dances, and would consider this type of work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mRoXEDFBndg Also play trumpet: [url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O390MDJV2wc"]https://www.youtube....h?v=O390MDJV2wc[/url] Please contact Ade on 01287 622952
  2. Bass player, living in East Cleveland, is looking for potential work either with a band or via deputising. Experience gained via formal training in music then worked with both Coverdale and Rea in their original line-ups. Recent experience with ceilidh, folk (Teesside Fettlers), popular music and big bands (Musicians Unlimited). Have undertaken live radio work, both national and local, and national TV work over the years. I have Mark Bass equipment and four and five string electric basses. I’m currently getting back into playing doubler bass and also play tuba and trumpet. I have a reliable 4X4. I read, both music and chords, and also able to play without dots and create bass-lines for original music. I write, and won through to the semi-finals of the UK National Song Writing Competition in 2008. Looking to work with professionally minded musicians, possibly of mature status – like me, and would prefer to work one or two nights per week maximum in the North East area. I’m not keen on pub work and in no rush to find a ‘best fit’ band. I am currently self-employed, will declare any potential earnings and I’m member of the Musician’s Union and hold public liability insurance through them. Please feel free to contact me via 0787 981 1904
  3. Bass player, living in East Cleveland, is looking for potential work either with a band or via deputising. Experience gained via formal training in music then worked with both Coverdale and Rea in their original line-ups. Recent experience with ceilidh, folk (Teesside Fettlers), popular music and big bands (Musicians Unlimited). Have undertaken live radio work, both national and local, and national TV work over the years. I have Mark Bass equipment and four and five string electric basses. I’m currently getting back into playing doubler bass and also play tuba and trumpet. I have a reliable 4X4. I read, both music and chords, and also able to play without dots and create bass-lines for original music. I write, and won through to the semi-finals of the UK National Song Writing Competition in 2008. Looking to work with professionally minded musicians, possibly of mature status – like me, and would prefer to work one or two nights per week maximum in the North East area. I’m not keen on pub work and in no rush to find a ‘best fit’ band. I am currently self-employed, will declare any potential earnings and I’m member of the Musician’s Union and hold public liability insurance through them. Please feel free to contact me via 0787 981 1904
  4. Mature, but not yet senile, bass player wanting pro or semi-pro work in, or around, the Cleveland, North Yorkshire or Durham areas. Experience gained within many different bands and, most recently, big band, dance band, folk, ceilidh and pop band work. Sight reader, dots and chords, with a range of basses, 4 and 5 string, and Mark Bass amplification. Own large 4X4 (Class One HGV licence - if required - and good trumpet player also).
  5. Hi Lucatus, Sorry, that's my best offer so I'll not progress with the deal. Cheers, Adrian [quote name='lucatus' post='1195599' date='Apr 11 2011, 11:30 AM']Hi there, thanks for the offer. I didn´t think about posting it, however I would be open to do so, but the price would be 700 plus shipping costs. ParcelForce has very good feedback on this forum, so I will check their conditions, I know UPS also insures and can take payment for me, so no need to do bank transfers, etc...I´ll find out if ParcelForce does the same, if not then UPS would be an option. For their prices, etc, you can check [url="http://www.ups.com/media/en/gb/service_guide_gb.pdf"]http://www.ups.com/media/en/gb/service_guide_gb.pdf[/url] Anyway, before posting I would tell you, at least roughly, how much would be at the end. BTW, I´ll be away from computers for a couple of days, nasty eye infection. Will be back at the end of the week for questions, etc. Cheers.[/quote]
  6. Hi Lucatus, Thanks for the information. I live in the North East of England, so trying is not an option, but I have palyed a USA deluxe before and I know what a good bass they are. If you'll accept £700, including solid packaging and insured delivery to me (£25ish via a courier or Parcel Force) then you've got a deal. Please email me on [email protected] and we can sort out how I pay you, if this is acceptable. Cheers, Adrian [quote name='lucatus' post='1194650' date='Apr 10 2011, 01:48 PM']Hi there, sorry for keeping you waiting! From Fender.co.uk (http://www.fender.com/en-GB/support/articles/u-s-instruments-product-dating)you can date this lovely bass as an American Deluxe from 2005 (serial is DZ5074787, the pic is below). Bought it about 12 months ago second hand at Wunjo Guitars (excellent customer service and prices, btw), it is on great condition, only has a few scratches you can see below. I´m only selling it because I´m more focused on 5 strings and I have too many, but it has been my main bass for months because it sounds and feels amazing. As I said, comes with original Fender case and I encourage to come and try it rather than post it. Cheers. This is behind the 3rd fret but doesn´t get on the way playing [/quote]
  7. Hi, Please can you let me know the approximate age of the bass and condition? Cheers, Countbassist [quote name='lucatus' post='1179174' date='Mar 28 2011, 08:53 AM']Hi there. After years and years of buying instruments I don´t really need, I´ve decided to sell a few of them, so I´m parting ways with this amazing bass. Bought it a year ago second hand on Wunjo Guitars and I´ve used it only on a couple of gigs and rehearsals, it has active 3 band EQ, string-through-body bridge, maple fretboard and alder body. Pics are [url="http://s177.photobucket.com/albums/w234/lucatus/Fender%20for%20sale/"]here![/url] If you want, I can put more photos. I really prefer, on this and the other ones I´ll be selling, if we can arrange having a look at it/collection/cash rather than sending it. Initially, I´m asking for 800 pounds. Cheers! [size=4][/size]PRICE DROP--- 700.00 AND IT WILL BE YOURS---- [size="1"][/size][/quote]
  8. Warm greetings to all fellow pluckers and slappers

    [quote name='essexbasscat' post='874910' date='Jun 22 2010, 09:33 PM']Welcome from another 'lifer'. I started playing quite young too. Still seems like a good idea eh ? T[/quote] Hi essexbasscat, Many thanks for your warm welcome. I've never been a guitarist, always bass. I reckon we made the right decision. Cheers mate, CountBassist
  9. Warm greetings to all fellow pluckers and slappers

    [quote name='alanbass1' post='874638' date='Jun 22 2010, 04:49 PM']Welcome aboard from another PBass enthusiast[/quote] Hi alanbass1, Many thanks to you also. I think the beauty of the P bass is its simplicity. After years of buying, and playing many different models including 6 strings and fretless, I’ve had to ask myself the question, what is a bass? My role now is acting as the link between the rhythm section and the rest of the band. With the sort of big band work I'm undertaking I really do need to 'felt' rather than 'heard'. My old P bass fits this role well. Cheers, CountBassist PS Colin Hodgkinson may have a different perspective
  10. Warm greetings to all fellow pluckers and slappers

    [quote name='arsenic' post='873375' date='Jun 21 2010, 11:16 AM']Hello, and welcome to the forum. I love good "P" as well, but health issues mean that I can't really justify having everything I would like - though I may still treat myself to a Classic 50's P in Honey Blonde, a 51 RI in Butterscotch (if I see one when I have the money), or a CIJ/MIJ Jazz....or all three if Santa, The Easter Bunny and Cupid decide they want to be nice to me. At least they will go to a good home when I eventually throw a six.....my kids are already arguing who is going to have what, and I'm not even 48 yet.[/quote] Hi Terry, A thanks to you as well my friend. I'm finding my old precision a bit too heavey now. Unfortunately it was made when Fender were at their worst, i.e. the late 1970s. I bought it new, then working in a professional band. I also bought a used 'twin', but fitted with EMG's, and this is even heavier than my original bass but has much more in the way of umph! This one obviously had a hard life before I bought it and, by the looks of it, was used by the England Cricket Team for practice session. Still, it sounds good though. Thanks agan Terry, Adrian
  11. Warm greetings to all fellow pluckers and slappers

    [quote name='Telebass' post='873305' date='Jun 21 2010, 09:39 AM']Greetings, from another knackered oldie using Markbass gear! Has definitely helped my back to get no worse than it is![/quote] Hi Telebass, And thank you as well for your warm welcome. I'm sure that it's related to lifting heavey bass gear for years, but since I passed the half centuary I've started to go stiff in all the wrong places. Cheers mate, CountBassist
  12. Warm greetings to all fellow pluckers and slappers

    [quote name='neepheid' post='873148' date='Jun 20 2010, 10:49 PM']Welcome to the forum [/quote] Hi neepheid, Many thanks for the welcome. Cheers, CountBassist
  13. Hello, It's nice to see so many members of this special, and traditionally solitary, breed of musician sharing information and enjoying each other's company. I've played bass, since the age of 14 years, in all types of bands. Currently now working predominantly with Big Bands. I've also been through the endless search for the 'right' bass, buying a Sadowsky from New York and Lakland products, to name but a few, but I'm a Fender man through and through and always end up back with my faithful 1978 precision. Original gear was all Fender, with huge 4x12 cabs and valve amps. I used to lift these 'wardrobes' up and down fire-escapes. Couldn't, and wouldn't, do it now. I’ve recently bought some Mark Bass gear, absolutely wonderful all round. Anyway, it’s good to be in the gang. Cheers all, CountBassist
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