- Cincinnati, OH
- Current Setup:
- Basses: Warwick Corvette Double Buck , Godin A4, Kala U-Bass mahogany hollowbody, 5-String Fender Jazz Deluxe, Takamine B-10 A/EUB.
Strings: The Warwick and the Fender have LaBella “Original 1954” 760M flats, and the Godin and Takamine have LaBella 760N black nylon tape wounds.
Rig: David Eden Roadrunner WT-600, 1 David Eden 210XLT & 1 210XST, Sennheiser Wireless Guitar TX/RX, Furman PL-8 (Series II) Line Conditioner, Furman SPB8 Stereo Pedal Board.
Small Rig: Acoustic Image Ten2, Fishman Pro-EQ Platinum Bass Preamp/EQ/D.I.
Pedals: Korg Pitchblack (Tuner), MXR M-188 Bass Auto Q (Auto Wah/Envelop Filter), Electro Harmonix Micro POG (Poly-Octave Generator), Digitech JamMan Delay, Source Audio Soundblox Pro Bass Envelope Filter w/Hot Hand, FEA Labs Dual Band Optical Compressor/Limiter, VT Bass Deluxe.
- Previously owned gear:
- 1998 American Fender Jazz Deluxe. Italia Mondial Bass. Aria AS-690BF Sinsonido Travel Bass Guitar. Ministar Basstar 4 Travel Bass. Genz Benz 2x10 cab w/4U rack. David Eden 115XL cab. Kydd Carry-on EUB.
- G.A.S. List:
- 5-String Warwick Corvette/Thumb.
- Gigs, Bands, & Ensembles:
- CURRENT: Whiskey Shambles (indie rock/garage blues), Goodle Boys (old-timey/bluegrass/Americana), RiverTowne Ramblers (honky tonk). PAST: Idle, Paleo Wah, Leo Clarke Band (Americana/blues), Tempted Souls (rock n' soul), Cincy Blues Syndicate, RB Stone (from Nashville - blues/country), Brian Keith Wallen Band (from Indy - blues), and the Cincinnati Entertainment Award-winning blues band Voodoo Puppet!
- Influences and Teachers:
- INFLUENCES: (some of the more prominent at the moment) include John Paul Jones, James Jamerson, Donald “Duck” Dunn, Charles Mingus, Victor Wooten, John Entwistle, Stanley Clarke, Oteil Burbridge, Johann Sebastian Bach, Tab Benoit, Junior Kimbrough, R. L. Burnside, Cake, and The Black Keys.
TEACHERS: Mike Georgin (Cincinnati, OH), Sandy Jackintell (Youngstown, OH)
- Favorite Genres:
- blues, soul, funk, jazz
- Other Hobbies & Interests:
- Former President of the Cincy Blues Society, helped organize the Cincy Blues Fest for over 16 yrs
jamesczar is not a member of any public groups