In this paper, I am going to discuss my experiences playing in the WNE, the bass guitar, and the one and only Willie Nelson. In the legendary WNE, I am the bass player. For this project, it took hours on end of studying the bass inside and out to become this legendary player that I dreamt of before this project. The electric bass, a mystical object that is the foundation of every song, was invented by Paul Tutmarc. Since the 1960s the bass guitar has replaced other instruments like the tuba, the organ, and other low pitched bass instruments. There are many types of basses. Different basses are used for different music because they all have their own unique sound. There are many different styles of music you can play with the bass. Rock, metal, pop, punk rock, country, reggae, gospel, blues, and jazz are all different styles of music the bass can play in. The bass is often a soloing instrument in jazz, fusion, Latin funk, and in some rock and metal styles.
The most common type of bass guitar is an electric bass guitar. Electric basses have solid bodies. An electric bass needs to plug into a amplifier to be heard over other instruments. A bass amplifier or amp, is pretty much a powered speaker. If you get an electric bass, you will also need a bass amp. An example of a electric bass would be the one I played in the WNE. The electric bass was the only bass that the school could provide for the band but we also felt it had the right sound for the job.
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...y Music awards, 2 TNN awards, and 2 Broadcast Music Inc. awards. Willie has 37 total Awards won.
In the Willie Nelson Experience, Luke played piano, Ty played guitar, and I played bass. This dynamic trio played 3 songs and was surprisingly good. We chose our instruments because we have a special connection to them. Ty loves to play old guitar solos from Guns n Roses, Europe, Scorpions, and others. I like the bass because of the low sounds it makes. Luke likes the piano because he thinks he can play classical music like Mozart.
I believe the Willie Nelson Experience did more than just open up the eyes of music for my fellow band members and me. I believe it entertained Arlington with quality music and laughter. The WNE will continue singing country classics. On behalf of the band, we liked to see the happy looks on peoples faces. Maybe that why Willie Nelson sings.
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