- Endorsing Artist: DR Strings, Eden Electronics
- East Tennessee
- Current Setup:
- Lakland 55-94 fretted and fretless, Lakland AJ-55, Lakland 5 string P bass, Lakland JO 4, '76 Jazz, '85 Squier P, Spector NS-2, 1952 Kay, early Englehart, King Slap King, Eden Wt400 and D-210T, misc GK amps
- Previously owned gear:
- Zon Basses, Pensa basses
- Gigs, Bands, & Ensembles:
- Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede, occasional Dolly Parton, club and church gigs. Formerly bassist/singer for Louse Mandrell, Wayne Newton, John Davidson, numerous touring Broadway shows, The Platters, The Vogues, Steve Bach, Walfredo Reyes Sr.
- Influences and Teachers:
- I don't know where to start, but Jaco would be a good place!
- Favorite Genres:
- Anything done well.
- Available for instruction:
- Areas of Instruction::
- Double Bass (Classical), Double Bass (Jazz), Bass Guitar
- Teaching Credentials:
- BA Univ of Pgh, additional baccalaureate Univ of TN
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