Post Number: 2
|Posted on Monday, September 24, 2012 - 10:40 am: |
Well It is time to let go of my Bass I got from Andy West back in 1984. This is the bass that recorded most all of the Dixie Dregs albums, here is a link to an article Andy wrote about the bass.
http://www.andywest.com/alembic.html. The neck was reworked and customized by Alembic with an inlay via John Paul Jones. It also has one of the first midi pickups for bass installed. This truly is a one of a kind! I am asking $6400.00. I will post some pics soon.
Post Number: 978
|Posted on Wednesday, October 03, 2012 - 6:39 pm: |
Post Number: 12
|Posted on Saturday, October 06, 2012 - 3:21 am: |
Love Andy, one of my all time favorites By the time I got to meet him he was playing the headless Aria 6 string with the tremolo on it though.
You should consider putting this up on talkbass once the Alembic folks have emptied their couches of change and hundrded dollar bills
Post Number: 1314
|Posted on Saturday, October 06, 2012 - 2:03 pm: |
I saw this bass in action in the late 70s a few time. Killer, killer tone. I think I also played it in Cambridge, MA once. There was a music story in the early 80s that said that the Alembic they had was Andy's. I saw him with the Steinberger, as well, but I didn't like the tone as much as the Alembic.
Post Number: 3
|Posted on Tuesday, October 09, 2012 - 1:27 pm: |
I love this bass, and your right it has killer tone. I was talking to Andy when he visited a couple of weeks ago and he was telling me that the only other Alembic he had was a fretless model he used on a couple songs and that he doesn't remember where he sold it. I bought this one from him in 1984 when I was lucky enough to take lessons from him. I also have his Steinberger sitting here..