“NBD” is a term from talkbass.com, the biggest forum for bass players word-wide, and it stands for “new bass day” – so if you use it, you’re reporting about a new purchase, normally with pictures.
So here you go:
Got it for a very good price including lots of add-ons like a stand, a pickup, a French bow, and a bag from a member of a German/Swiss forum for bass players, bassic.de. It’s a Christopher DB202 which means it’s all laminated (plywood), and in gamba shape (but with a round back, most gambas had a flat one).
So today I connected the pickup and my microphone to the audio interface like this:
and then I played a Blues together with Nils, Peter, and Philip, called “Mr. Booze”, like this:
Not that easy to handle an instrument that big in Bb flat minor for your first one, but fun anyway – thanks and merci to my friends for the music 🙂