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[Bass Lesson] John Myung – Progressive Bass Concepts

After Tung ceased production, Myung began endorsing Yamaha instruments, using its TRB and John Patitucci six-string fretted and fretless basses live while working with Yamaha’s Artist Custom Shop on what would become his signature instrument. A Change of Seasons.

For the American poker player, see John Myung poker player. The finished product was a bass with a 6-string body but with the 6 strings accommodating a 5-string neck, resulting in a tighter string spacing. Myung performing with Dream Theater in Berlin, Views Read Edit View history. His best known use of tapping is his solo in the song “Metropolis.

By using this site, you gass to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Myung owned at least myuny of the only instruments constructed, two “Wingbass II Bolt-on” six-strings one Natural and mynug Sunburstand one “Wingbass II Hybrid a “half neck-through”.

He sometimes uses slapping and popping on some songs, such as “The Dark Eternal Night”, and also uses tapping and harmonics in his bass playing. Myung is known for his rigorous practicing schedule. Myung switched to six-string basses for Dream Theater’s subsequent tours, using several high-end Tobias “Basic” models.


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Myung mainly uses a two or three finger picking style in his playing. The trio became the nucleus of Dream Theaterwhich became Myung’s primary professional focus. For the Awake album and tours, Myung used basses produced by a small company formed by former Tobias progreasive Nicholas Tung.

Archived from the original on June 21, Retrieved from ” https: He has primarily used six-string basses ever since. Footage from the recording of Systematic Chaos in showed Myung playing various Music Man basses. Portnoy has claimed that this was because Myung’s lyrics usually needed some work by the rest of the band to fit to the song. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. He has also used Moog Taurus 3 Bass Pedals since A bolt-on bass with bwss body with flame-maple top, 35″ scale, and “Infinity” dot inlay on the fretboard, various Red and Blue RBX6JM models were thereafter his main studio and live instruments untilalthough he experimented with a Hamer 8-string bass and Music Man StingRay five-string while recording Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence.

Dream Theater – John Myung

And 21 Other Pretty Cool Songs. As a result, the band eventually imposed an unwritten lyric rule that required lyrics to be “properly formed, phrased, constructed, etc. Progressive metalprogressive rock.

Age of Impact Raising the Mammoth. These can be seen in videos from Images and Words and heard on Live at the Marquee.

Live in Tokyo 5 Years in a Livetime Metropolis Dream Theater sources report that the Stick conceots comes into the studio and has sometimes made it so far as tracking the song “Home” from Scenes from a Memory originally featured itbut it has not made the mix since Falling into Infinity.


Myung uses both tapping and fingerstyle to play the Chapman Stick.

Producer Kevin Shirley and keyboardist Derek Sherinian have said that Myung is the only musician they know who “warms down” after a show. The StingRay his main live instrument in that period was customized with an added front pickup driving a clean bass amp, while the bridge signal was sent to the effects chain. Myung’s personal RBX-JM2 differed from the production model, having a second pickup and additional controls.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved October 25, Dream Theater’s group writing process makes it difficult to identify which member of the band authored a particular song or song section, but on DVD commentaries, the band members have sometimes identified certain parts as “a John Myung riff,” such as parts of Fatal Tragedy and the introduction to The Glass Prison. After taking violin lessons from the age of five, he started playing bass guitar at fifteen. This page was last edited on 7 Decemberat In a later interview, he said that this will not be considered a signature model, per Music Man’s company policy.