Django Reinhardt Poster, Smoking and Playing Guitar, If you are a professional musician, or just somebody who likes to play music, you want your instrument to sound excellent. Obviously, there are many different types of instrument. Some of them are made with great care, capable of producing amazing sounds. Others were constructed using cheap parts. While these instruments will cost less, you will be getting what you are paying for in terms of the sound it produces. Are you shopping for a bass guitar? Here are a few of the ways you will be able to find a bass you are proud to play.

Talk to fellow musicians
If you know other people who play the bass, they would be very helpful as far as letting you know some places that sell instruments at affordable prices. Ask them where they bought their bass. What brand do they play? How much did they pay for it? Why do they prefer that particular model instead of the other brands on the market? This will give you some insight into which brands are capable of producing the best sounds.

Jimi Hendrix Arthouse PosterNeedless to say, this is important information to have when you are about to go shopping for a bass. If you do not know anyone who plays the bass, try to find people who play other instruments. Ask them where they bought their instrument. There is a good chance that the store that sold them their instrument will also have a few bass guitars. Anyway, you have nothing to lose by visiting the store and seeing for yourself. Bass Central is an excellent place to buy a bass. Please check out their inventory at basscentral.com.

Online classified ads
If you do not mind owning a used instrument, some good places to find some excellent deals are online classified ads. There are many websites that post classified ads. The majority of people who sell their goods in classified ads are not willing to ship their items, so you will need to live within driving distance of the person selling the bass. You can then examine the bass and see if it meets your standards. Make sure you play the bass enough to give yourself a feel for the sound. If you like it, you can then negotiate a price with the seller. Many famous musicians got started by playing a used instrument. Like Batman for instance. Don't believe me? Then check this out.