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But we have a warehouse full of the bass-ics! For many, this big book is the bible for maintaining and optimizing the bass - chock full of detailed information and tips that you will not find anywhere else.
Lots of illustrations throughout. Principal author Chuck Traeger was an artist, bassist and expert repairer who operated a top professional bass shop in New York City for many years. While these books are seriously comprehensive, I have to say it out loud: They do not take the place of an apprenticeship with a master luthier, and do not substitute for years of experience working on stringed instruments. In fact, co-authors David Brownell and Bill Merchant even have chapters in the original book where they offer alternative approaches to the ones Traeger uses in the earlier chapters.
He and his beloved wife June, his wife of over fifty years, both passed away in late David Brownell is an expert repairer, bassist, and long-time editor of the Michigan Violinmakers Association Journal. He provided the photos throughout the book.
This can be a very useful book for just about anyone who plays - or works on - upright basses. It offers suggestions for "fine-tuning" your bass for your specific playing style and tonal requirements. Repair and maintenance tips abound, with help for fixing problems both minor and major. This newer volume serves as an update to the original; Chuck Traeger has continued his research into what makes a double bass sound and play at its maximum potential The book contains all new sound setup discoveries and repair tips.
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Chuck Traeger: Setup and Repair of the Double Bass for Optimum Sound
Books: Setup and Repair of the Double Bass for Optimum Sound by Chuck Traeger