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

By Jim Roberts,Dave Pomeroy

(Book). the 1st accomplished publication on American-made electrical and acoustic bass guitars, American Basses deals a wealth of well-researched information regarding the entire very important developers, from one-man retailers to the largest brands. countless numbers of full-color photographs illustrate the big variety of tools to be had, and unique insider essays take you step-by-step during the bassmaking technique, from inspiration and layout to ultimate setup. contains how-to assistance from best developers and architects on themes corresponding 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 e-book! i believe a lot toward my bass guitar after having learn American Basses ." Will Lee, Bass participant for The overdue convey with David Letterman

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