Billy Sheehan, one of the most electrifying bass players in the world, introduces his Yamaha BB714BS Signature Bass Guitar.Based on the classic BB414 bass body style and constructed of a solid alder b... Click To Read More About This Product
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Billy Sheehan, one of the most electrifying bass players in the world, introduces his Yamaha BB714BS Signature Bass Guitar.
Based on the classic BB414 bass body style and constructed of a solid alder body with a bolt-on maple neck and rosewood fingerboard, this four-string signature bass features a unique woofer pickup in the neck position that Sheehan designed with Yamaha's master guitar builder, John Gaudesi. Aesthetic details include gorgeous black nickel hardware and a solid brass bridge.
Known as one of the most dynamic bassists to ever pick up a 4-string, Sheehan made his name with Mr. Big and David Lee Roth and has an active solo career recording, touring, and making special clinic appearances.
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Comments about Yamaha Billy Sheehan 4-String Electric Bass Guitar:
i played this bass at a local music store in my area, except it was a bright metallic orange, which i dont see as a color choice, but i digress. what first drew me to this bass was the strange pickup combination. this particular combination sounds incredible, and whatever they did to the j pup, worked. it sounds incredible, very fat, bassy sound with tons of bite and growly mids. the only complaints i have is that this combination of pups (especially the yamaha style j pup) tend to get in your way if your slapping or just really digging in close to the neck. this bass was obviously designed for sheehans fleet-fingered, close to the bridge shredding, but make no mistake, it sounds great no matter what you play.