- East Lansing, MI
- Current Setup:
- Fender American Deluxe 5-String Jazz Bass, Fender American Standard P-Bass, "Woody" Carl Thompson fretless copy, Ampeg PF500, PF 210, PF 115, Eden 1205, Frenchy Upright Bass
- Previously owned gear:
- MIM 5 string Jazz bass, Line 6 LD 175, Hartke LH 1000, HyDrive 410, Hartke Kickback,
- G.A.S. List:
- Fretless Jazz bass, Marcus Miller Pre, EBS Chorus & Octave Pedals, Epi Cabs
- Gigs, Bands, & Ensembles:
- The Smoking Jackets (bar band), Jazz Bands at MSU & LCC
- Influences and Teachers:
- Jamerson, Bootsy, Chuck Rainey, and of course Jaco, Marcus, Vic (Wooten and Bailey), Stanley.
My teachers Ed Fedewa and Rodney Whitaker
For Upright; Edgar Meyers, Mingus, Stanley again, Christian McBride, (too many to name)
- Favorite Genres:
- Fusion, Funk, Jazz, Rock, anything that grooves.
- Other Hobbies & Interests:
- I *heart* bbq.
- Available for instruction:
- East Lansing
- Areas of Instruction::
- Double Bass (Jazz), Bass Guitar
- Teaching Credentials:
- 10 years experience on electric, AA Degree in Music, Currently enrolled in Michigan State's Jazz Studies program.
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