AnswerThere are many opinions on who the best bass player is, but Jimmy Blanton was ranked the best bass player.
I don't think there is a world's best bass player. Mick Karn's really good and so are the ones in Black Sabbath and The Beatles and bands like that. I play bass in a band. Three of us are 12 and one is 13.
Geddy lee is the best bassist in the universe listen to yyz or la villa strangiato
Mike D'Antonio is the bass player for Killswitch Engage, a Metalcore band. The best band in the world
Mike Dirnt is the bass player for Green Day. The best person in Green Day.
The "best" bass guitar player is an opinion, as different players have different styles, different strengths, and different weaknesses. Two of the best electric bass players ever are Jaco Pastorius and Victor Wooten.
A wise bass guru once told me, "There is no one 'Greatest Bass Player' and it is impossible to achive. Instead, set your sights lower, like, being the best bass player in the building... or the room...
cliff Burton RIP Cliff
Cliff Burton R.I.P