- Endorsing Artist: Lakland Basses
- Chicagoland NW burbs
- Current Setup:
Lakland: Osborn fretted and fretless, Decade, Glaub P/J, 55-94, Skyline Darryl Jones, prototype Lightwave fretless.
Sadowsky NYC ultra vintage, Fender 1966 pbass, Guild '96 Starfire, MTD 535, Danelectro DC, Yamaha EUB, mid 1800's German upright.
Amps: Mesa BB750 or Markbass F1 (live) and Ampeg '69 B15n or '71 B15s (studio)
Effects: Lovetone Meatball, Moog lowpass, Analogman bi-comp, Sanamp VT, Demeter Compulator and Fuzzulator, Fulltone Bassdrive, Choralflange and Fatboost, Ampeg Subblaster, Budda Phatbass, Akai Deep Impact, EH bass microsynth, Zvex Woolly Mammoth, B:assmaster
- Gigs, Bands, & Ensembles:
- Maggie Speaks, Nicholas Barron, The Steakhouse Mints, Willow Creek Community Church, freelance session work.
- Influences and Teachers:
- Studied with Tom Knific, Abe Laboriel, John Clayton, Rufus Reid, Larry Grenadier, Lincoln Goines, Jeff Eckels
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