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Bassist

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A bassist is a musician who plays a bass guitar or double bass.This page lists famous bassists in four categories, depending on whether they are primarily known for playing bass guitar, double bass, both, or their main instrument is unknown. Certain musical genres tend to use one or the other (for example, bass guitar for rock and roll or pop music but double bass for classical music and jazz) but the rule is not hard and fast.

The lists are organised alphabetical order (by surname) and brief mention may be made of their specific contribution or famous groups they have worked with.

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Bass guitar

There have been a great many players of the electric bass guitar in jazz, rock and roll, and pop genres. Over 150 bassists are described on Wikipedia, including such widely influential artists as Jaco Pastorius and James Jamerson. As this list of names is so long, it has been broken into alphabetical sections and stored as the list of bass guitarists.

Double bass

See also: Double bass

Bass guitar and double bass

Unknown

See also

ja:ベーシスト nl:bassist sv:Basist

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