Danny Knapp with his Michael Kelly Custom Dragonfly 5 fretless acoustic bass guitar

Presenting a softer, quieter Melonhead for a soothing evening vibe πŸ˜‰.

Presenting a softer, quieter Melonhead for a soothing evening vibe πŸ˜‰. I enjoy the challenge of getting to play ‘unplugged’ on my acoustic fretless bass — it requires adapting my bass lines to the highlight the essence of the song without getting in the way. I find that it’s much harder to play slow and quiet and still maintain technique and accuracy, because there’s a lot more room to mess up, and there’s no where to hide. At the same time, nothing’s more expressive than an a pared down acoustic song. It tugs at the heart πŸ–€.

You can watch some videos of me playing this bass on my YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCr4r2OwDRmHkgkrxpOYXCgw

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