American Basses: An Illustrated History & Player's Guide by Jim Roberts,Dave Pomeroy

By Jim Roberts,Dave Pomeroy

(Book). the 1st entire publication on American-made electrical and acoustic bass guitars, American Basses bargains a wealth of well-researched information regarding all the vital developers, from one-man outlets to the most important brands. enormous quantities of full-color images illustrate the wide variety of tools to be had, and particular insider essays take you step-by-step in the course of the bassmaking technique, from thought and layout to ultimate setup. comprises how-to counsel from best developers and architects on themes equivalent to: neck and bridge setup; lively vs. passive pickups; bolt-on vs. neck-through layout; tonewood features; defeating hum and buzz; string attitude and tone; and extra. "What a booklet! i believe a lot towards my bass guitar after having learn American Basses ." Will Lee, Bass participant for The overdue exhibit with David Letterman

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