Originally Posted by SmoothJazz
Playing multiple instruments is great, but I generally encourage people to stick to one instrument. In the long run, you end up putting all your effort into one and becoming the best you can, and not balancing skill and time between instruments.
Good point. But then again, with hard work and practice you can become equally skilled in both instruments. I know this dude at my college who is an amazing drummer (been playing since he was 2) but he is also an amazing bassist.