From J to P – Sound Clips 1

DRY TONES

Before we apply pedals, let’s establish the basic framework and listen to the sound clips with no added effects. First up is a nice Fender Precision Bass from 1979. Next up, the same basic groove played on a Fender Jazz Bass from 1972 with both pickups full-on, and finally the same Jazz Bass, but with the bridge pickup dialed back some 10-15%.

 

 

So far, so good. I hope you agree that the third sound clip got closer to the P sound, but not quite there yet. Let’s move on and try adding some pedals…