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Alder is the common name of a genus of flowering plants (Alnus) belonging to the birch family Betulaceae.
Alnico is an acronym referring to a family of iron alloys which in addition to iron are composed primarily of aluminium (Al), nickel (Ni) and cobalt (Co), hence al-ni-co.
Andrew Piran Bell (born 11 August 1970) is an English musician who plays guitar in the band Ride.
Badass is a trade name of Leo Quan, a manufacturer of bridges for guitars and basses.
Baja CaliforniaSometimes informally referred to as Baja California Norte (North Lower California) to distinguish it from both the Baja California Peninsula, of which it forms the northern half, and Baja California Sur, the adjacent state that covers the southern half of the peninsula.
The bass guitar (also known as electric bass, or bass) is a stringed instrument similar in appearance and construction to an electric guitar, except with a longer neck and scale length, and four to six strings or courses.
William Patton "Bill" Black, Jr. (September 17, 1926 – October 21, 1965) was an American musician and bandleader who is noted as one of the pioneers of rock and roll.
Bolt-on neck is a method of guitar (or similar stringed instrument) construction that involves joining a guitar neck and body using screws or bolts, as opposed to glue as with set-in neck joints.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
Clifford Williams (born 14 December 1949) is a retired English musician who was a member of the Australian hard rock band AC/DC as their bassist and backing vocalist from 1977 to 2016.
Corona is a city in Riverside County, California, United States.
Dallon James Weekes (born May 4, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, and musician.
Douglas Glenn Colvin (September 18, 1951 – June 5, 2002), known professionally as Dee Dee Ramone, was a German-American musician, singer and songwriter best known as founding member, songwriter, bassist and occasional lead vocalist for the punk rock band the Ramones.
Donald "Duck" Dunn (November 24, 1941 – May 13, 2012) was an American bass guitarist, session musician, record producer, and songwriter.
The double bass, or simply the bass (and numerous other names), is the largest and lowest-pitched bowed string instrument in the modern symphony orchestra.
Michael Andrew "Duff" McKagan (born February 5, 1964), often credited as Duff "Rose" McKagan, is an American bass guitarist, singer, songwriter and author.
Joseph Michael "Dusty" Hill (born May 19, 1949) is the bassist, keyboardist, and co-vocalist with the American rock group ZZ Top.
Ensenada is a coastal city in Mexico, the third-largest in Baja California.
Equalization or equalisation is the process of adjusting the balance between frequency components within an electronic signal.
The Fender '51 Precision Bass is a Japanese-made re-issue of the original Fender Precision Bass electric guitar made in 1951.
The Fender American Deluxe Series was a line of electric guitars and basses introduced by Fender in 1998 and discontinued in 2016.
The original Fender Bass V was a model of electric bass guitar produced by Fender between 1965 and 1971.
The Fender Custom Shop is a division of Fender Musical Instruments Corporation, housed within their headquarters complex in Corona, Riverside County, California.
The Jazz Bass (or J Bass) is the second model of electric bass created by Leo Fender.
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC), commonly referred to simply as Fender, is an American manufacturer of stringed instruments and amplifiers.
The Precision Bass Plus is an electric bass made by Fender Musical Instruments Corporation and designed by George Blanda in 1989.
The Fender Stratocaster is a model of electric guitar designed in 1954 by Leo Fender, Bill Carson, George Fullerton, and Freddie Tavares.
The Fender Telecaster, colloquially known as the Tele, is the world's first commercially successfulLes Paul had built a prototype solid body electric guitar known as "The Log" in the 1940s, but could not market his invention.
The Fender Telecaster Bass (also referred as the Tele Bass) is an electric bass introduced in 1968 by Fender Musical Instruments Corporation.
Francis Charles Joseph Bello (born July 9, 1965) is an Italian American musician who plays bass guitar for the thrash metal band Anthrax.
Fraxinus, English name ash, is a genus of flowering plants in the olive and lilac family, Oleaceae.
Funk is a music genre that originated in African American communities in the mid-1960s when African American musicians created a rhythmic, danceable new form of music through a mixture of soul music, jazz, and rhythm and blues (R&B).
Terence Michael Joseph "Geezer" Butler (born 17 July 1949) is an English musician and songwriter.
A humbucking pickup, humbucker, or double coil, is a type of electric guitar pickup that uses two coils to "buck the hum" (or cancel out the interference) picked up by coil pickups caused by electromagnetic interference, particularly mains hum.
Inlay on guitars or similar fretted instruments are decorative materials set into the wooden surface of the instrument using standard inlay techniques.
Jailhouse Rock is a 1957 American musical drama film directed by Richard Thorpe and starring Elvis Presley, Judy Tyler, and Mickey Shaughnessy.
James Lee Jamerson (January 29, 1936 – August 2, 1983) was an American bass player.
Jason Curtis Newsted (born March 4, 1963) is an American metal musician, known for being the third bass guitarist with the band Metallica from October 1986 until his sudden departure in January 2001.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
Jeffrey Allen Ament (born March 10, 1963) is an American musician and songwriter who serves as the bassist for the American rock band Pearl Jam.
John Charles Lodge (born 20 July 1945) is an English musician, best known as bass guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter of the longstanding rock group the Moody Blues.
John Richard Baldwin (born 3 January 1946), better known by his stage name John Paul Jones, is an English multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, composer, arranger and record producer.
Jump blues is an up-tempo style of blues, usually played by small groups and featuring saxophone or brass instruments.
The Lace Sensor is a guitar pickup designed by Don Lace and manufactured by AGI (Actodyne General International) since 1985.
Clarence Leonidas "Leo" Fender (August 10, 1909 – March 21, 1991) was an American inventor who founded Fender Electric Instrument Manufacturing Company, or "Fender" for short.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
Mains hum, electric hum, or power line hum is a sound associated with alternating current at the frequency of the mains electricity.
Acer is a genus of trees or shrubs commonly known as maple.
Mark Allan Hoppus (born March 15, 1972) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and television personality best known as the bassist, co-lead vocalist and sole constant original member of the pop punk band Blink-182.
Matthew "McCall" Freeman (born Roger Matthew Freeman; April 23, 1966) is an American musician, singer and songwriter.
Michael Steele (born Susan Nancy ThomasMark Hughes Cobb (March 16, 2007): Tuscaloosanews.com. Retrieved 2013-11-22. on June 2, 1955) is an American bassist, guitarist, songwriter, and singer.
Michael Ryan Pritchard (born May 4, 1972), known professionally as Mike Dirnt, is an American musician, songwriter and composer.
William Howard "Monk" Montgomery (October 10, 1921 – May 20, 1982) was an American jazz bassist.
Nathan Gregor "Nate" Mendel (born December 2, 1968) is an American musician for the bands Foo Fighters, The Jealous Sound, Sunny Day Real Estate, and The Fire Theft.
Peter Lewis Kingston Wentz III (born June 5, 1979) is an American musician.
A pickup is a transducer that captures or senses mechanical vibrations produced by musical instruments, particularly stringed instruments such as the electric guitar, and converts these to an electrical signal that is amplified using an instrument amplifier to produce musical sounds through a loudspeaker in a speaker enclosure.
Giuseppe Henry "Pino" Palladino (born 17 October 1957) is a Welsh bassist.
Populus is a genus of 25–35 species of deciduous flowering plants in the family Salicaceae, native to most of the Northern Hemisphere.
Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.
Roberto Agustín Miguel Santiago Samuel Perez de la Santa Concepción Trujillo Veracruz Bautista (born October 23, 1964) better known as Robert Trujillo, is an American musician and songwriter best known as the current bassist of the heavy metal band Metallica, a position he has held since 2003.
Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.
George Roger Waters (born 6 September 1943) is an English songwriter, singer, bassist, and composer.
Rosewood refers to any of a number of richly hued timbers, often brownish with darker veining, but found in many different hues.
Schaller Electronic GmbH, generally known as Schaller, is a German manufacturer of components for musical instruments, known for fully enclosed machine heads, which are common on high-end guitars and an extra-cost option on others.
Seth E. Lover (January 1, 1910 in Kalamazoo, Michigan – January 31, 1997 in Garden Grove, California) was a designer of amplifiers and musical instrument electronics and effects.
John Willie "Shifty" Henry (4 October 1921 – 30 November 1958) was an American musician, most noted as a double bass and bass guitar player, and blues songwriter.
A single coil pickup is a type of magnetic transducer, or pickup, for the electric guitar and the electric bass.
A solid-body musical instrument is a string instrument such as a guitar, bass or violin built without its normal sound box and relying on an electromagnetic pickup system to directly receive the vibrations of the strings.
Soul music (often referred to simply as soul) is a popular music genre that originated in the African American community in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
The V.C. Squier Company manufactured strings for violins, banjos, and guitars.
The Squier '51 is an electric guitar made by Squier, a subsidiary of Fender.
Stephen Percy Harris (born 12 March 1956) is an English musician and songwriter, known as the bassist, occasional keyboardist, backing vocalist, primary songwriter and founder of the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden.
Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner (born 2 October 1951), known as Sting, is an English singer, songwriter, and actor.
Swing music, or simply swing, is a form of popular music developed in the United States that dominated in the 1930s and 1940s.
Timothy Bruce Schmit (born October 30, 1947) is an American musician, singer, and songwriter.
Thomas William Hamilton (born December 31, 1951 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States) is an American musician, best known as the bassist for the hard rock bands Aerosmith and Thin Lizzy.
Tom "T-Bone" Wolk (December 24, 1951 – February 28, 2010) was an American musician and bassist for the music duo Hall & Oates and a member of the Saturday Night Live house band.
Anthony James Franklin (born 2 April 1962) is an English rock musician, best known for his work on the fretless bass guitar with Roy Harper, The Firm, Jimmy Page, Paul Rodgers, John Sykes' Blue Murder, David Gilmour, Kate Bush, Whitesnake, and most recently with Kenny Wayne Shepherd.
John Leslie "Wes" Montgomery (March 6, 1923 – June 15, 1968) was an American jazz guitarist.