NAMM Watch 2011: Part 1

No Treble’s first day at NAMM 2011 witnessed some amazing developments in the bass space. To start off, we’re going to share some exciting clips and photos of exceptionally talented bassists we know you’ll enjoy, plus a few gear previews. Check out our ongoing NAMM 2011 coverage.

Sterling Ball & Dave LaRue Game Changer bass demo

Sterling Ball and Dave LaRue took the stage in a bass duo to demo Ernie Ball’s new Game Changer basses.

Prat 12 String Sighting

Prat 12 String BassHere’s Garry Goodman showing off Prat’s new 12 string bass. Garry wound the strings which reach down to a low B (an octave below a 5-string B). That’s 15 Hz!

Andrew Gouche at MTD

Andrew GoucheAndrew Gouche‘s new signature 5- and 6-string MTD basses were on display, with the man himself hanging out and chatting with fans at the MTD booth.

Paul Gray Tribute Bass

Paul Gray Tribute BassIbanez unveiled the new Paul Gray tribute bass. Check back for the story on this bass and how the proceeds will benefit the late bassist’s family.

Ryan Madora at the Aguilar Booth

Here’s Ryan Madora (the #1 player spotlight bassist in 2010 on No Treble) doing a short demo of Aguilar’s pedals:

Bobby Vega!

Bobby Vega & Kevin JohnsonBobby Vega and his ’66 Jazz wowed the crowds at Epiphany booth. Here’s Bobby with our own Kevin (Mr. Crush It) Johnson.


Stu HammStu Hamm wows the crowd at the Hartke booth. Stu’s new signature Washburn were on display nearby.

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