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Senior Member
Username: the_mule

Post Number: 412
Registered: 1-2004
Posted on Friday, January 21, 2005 - 6:32 am:   Edit Post

Check this guy's music out! I got the album 'It's Better This Way' last week, and it's not only true solo bass extravaganza, but also very beautiful music for every occasion. The technique, tone and creativity this young gifted Alembic enthousiast displays is truly amazing! The Tripster has one of the most beautiful and impressive Alembic basses specially built for him, and he definitely knows how to use it!

Off course 'Ocean Blue' is featured on the album, alongside fretless Orions, a fretted Epic and a few non-Alembics. He has also recently discovered the endless joy of the (un)holy Alembic/Glockenklang alliance. Do yourself a favour, buy his CD, it might just be the best bass-oriented music you've ever heard. Trip Wamsley deserves a thundering 'heads up!' in the Alembic Club!

Advanced Member
Username: dgcarbu

Post Number: 203
Registered: 6-2004
Posted on Friday, January 21, 2005 - 9:17 am:   Edit Post

What in's an Alembic Oceanliner. The only other person I thought played that many strings was Melvin Lee Davis, and he's a seven-string bass player.
Advanced Member
Username: pookeymp

Post Number: 209
Registered: 7-2002
Posted on Tuesday, January 25, 2005 - 1:49 pm:   Edit Post

Hey dgcarbu,

There are quite a few multi-stringers out there:

Here's Al Caldwell with his 9 & 11-stringer:

Bill "The Buddah" Dickens with his 9-stringer:

Stewart McKinsey with his 10-stringer:

And there are quite a few others who are all doing some very interesting stuff. I certainly do enjoy listening and watching Trip play.


(Message edited by pookeymp on January 25, 2005)

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