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Jeff Berlin

Jeff Berlin is a legend of the electric bass. Simply put, he is considered by many to be the finest electric bass player in the world. Surprisingly, he is a pioneer of slap bass when he brought this new percussive-style bass playing in 1979 to the second Bill Bruford album, “One of a Kind”, on the tune called 5G. Jeff also pioneered two handed tapping when he performed this style on Motherlode from his 1985 release of his first solo album called “Champion”. When these styles began to catch on with other bass players, Jeff stopped playing these styles.

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Albums

Low Standards
Low Standards
Random Act Records
2013
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Aneurythms
Aneurythms
M.A.J. Records
2007
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[no cover]
Lumpy Jazz
Thrill Jockey
2006
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[no cover]
Ace Of Bass
Thrill Jockey
2005
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Lumpy Jazz
Lumpy Jazz
M.A.J. Records
2004
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[no cover]
In Harmony's Way
Thrill Jockey
2002
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