I stumbled upon this cell phone video of Gary Karr (see his Contrabass Conversations videos here) while browsing around YouTube recently. He’s playing with deaf bassist Hector Tirado–check out Hector’s website for recordings as well as information about how he navigates the instrument with his hearing impediment.
Gary is using his James Ham bass in this short video, which is an interesting bass that features an adjustable neck, avoiding the need for bridge adjusters. It also looks to me like Hector is playing the same sort of bass as Gary.
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