In this video Olivier Babaz and Geoff Chalmers discuss what amplification is suitable for jazz double bassists who use the bow. It can be hard enough to get a good sound when playing arco, but it can be even more challenging when using an amplifier.
We also discuss what instruments and pickups Olivier uses as well as the age-old question, what strings!
I hope you enjoy the video. We would love to hear what bass gear is working for you so please join us in the comments.
We are currently preparing a series of lessons on jazz bowing by Olivier Babaz which are due for release very soon! Stay tuned to Discover Double Bass for updates.