Dave Swift





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As Jools Holland’s bassist for almost three decades, Dave Swift is arguably the UK’s highest-profile bass player and one who's performed with countless legends of our time. Talking about Peterson, Dave wrote:

“I’ve been a pro musician for 37 years, playing double bass, trombone, guitar and a wide range of bass guitars. The double bass, fretless bass guitar and trombone in particular are challenging to play in tune, so tuning & intonation are extremely important to me. Working with Jools Holland full time for 27 years and being the house bassist on his BBC TV and Radio 2 shows, I get called to play with a huge array of international and iconic artists, including Paul Simon, James Taylor, George Benson, Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney, Adele, Ed Sheeran, Smokey Robinson and hundreds more, so all of my instruments have to be perfectly in tune and I always need the best and most reliable tuners in the studio and on tour. I play 4, 5, 6 and even 7 string bass guitars and my Peterson tuners tune all of my basses accurately and perfectly. My 7 string bass guitars are tuned BEADGCF (low to high). That’s an enormous range and not all tuners can handle it. My Peterson tuners have no problem whatsoever and tune my basses 100% spot on, every time! I’ve owned countless tuners in my career, but none of them have been as precise, accurate and consistent as my Peterson strobe tuners. Ever since I started using them I can’t ever imagine using any other brand of tuner. They are without question the best tuners I’ve ever used”





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