DON SCHIFF

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Don Schiff (born November 9, 1955) is a bass guitar, Chapman Stick, NS/Stick, and bowed guitar player on recordings, TV, and film sessions. He is one of the earliest Stick, NS/Stick, and bowed guitar players. He helped popularize the NS/Stick and a technique of using a carabiner as a slide and tapping device.

A native of Wilmington, Delaware, Schiff moved to Las Vegas, Nevada immediately after high school in 1974. At age 19 he quickly developed a reputation and within five months got his first break when hired to be the 'house bassist' for the Flamingo Las Vegas and Hilton Hotel Showrooms. There, he played for such artists as Elvis Presley, Tina Turner, Peggy Lee, Sammy Davis, Jr., Ann-Margret, Perry Como, and The 5th Dimension, as well as others.

Schiff purchased his first Chapman Stick in 1975 and quickly adapted to it, creating his own style of playing. Gradually, around the time
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DON SCHIFF Timeless album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Timeless
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1999
DON SCHIFF Wait By The River album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Wait By The River
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2002
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Peering Over Clouds
Jazz Related Rock 2005
DON SCHIFF Express (as Schiff Brothers) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Express (as Schiff Brothers)
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2011

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