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Asher S
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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    MA
    Current Setup:
    DOUBLE BASS
    Upton Bass (UB) Bohemian Laminated Flat-Back Double Bass Anno 2013
    Opus#OOO, Antiqued Clover Tuners, Solo Swoop Board, German Deluxe Endpin, Rev Solo Pickup, DeLaVille Bass Bag

    Eminence electric upright bass + gig bag

    BASS GUITAR
    * Fender Precision (2011 American Standard, 3TSB, rosewood)

    STRINGS
    * UPRIGHT: D'Addario Helicore Hybrid regular (medium) tension
    * BASS GUITAR: D'Addario ECB81 flatwound (45-65-80-100)

    AMPS
    * MarkBass Blackline Little Mark 250W Bass Amp Head
    * MarkBass Club 102 400W 8 ohm 2x10 cabinet
    * MarkBass Micromark 801 50W 1x8 Bass Combo
    * Traynor SB110 combo amp (primarily for upright)
    * Peavey MAX 126 practice combo bass amp
    Favorite Genres:
    jazz, funk, fusion, blues
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Melodious Funk (jazz/blues/fusion), Fujahtive (reggae, 1985-1988); Bees Deluxe (backup bassist for gigs), various pickup jazz ensembles
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Fender Telecaster bass (~1970s, butterscotch, maple board)
    Fender Jazz (~1974): Sunburst, maple board, pearloid inlays, white binding
    Fender 2008 American Standard Jazz fretless (Ocean Turquoise blue, rosewood) --> Bartolini 9J1 pickups
    Fender USA Special Precision Satin Nitro Honeyburst (2012)
    EBMM SR 5 H (black, maple), HH (sunburst, rosewood)
    EBMM Sterling 4 fretless (white, pau farro)
    Sadowsky Metro RS4, natural, morado board (2005)
    Roscoe LG 3000 (2008, ebony sapwood, ebony board)
    Roscoe Century Standard 3006 (2008, sunburst, rosewood)
    Ibanez Roadstar II (precision-like), 1984, red with maple board.
    Gibson ??? 1970s
    Ibanez Musician Bass MC940 DS Fretless
    Schecter fretless bass (natural, maple)
    Steinberger XP2
    El Degas J-bass (first bass, 1981, sunburst, maple board)
    G.A.S. List:
    I'm pining for that doohickie that makes my fingers play what I hear in my head. If you have one in good condition, please contact me.
    Influences and Teachers:
    TEACHERS past and present:
    * Rick McLaughlin + NEC jazz small ensemble
    * Jimmy Haslip
    * Bruce Gertz
    * George Koller

    Influences:
    * Ray Brown, Ron Carter, Christian McBride, Rodney Whitaker, Omer Avital
    * Pete Shand, Chuck Rainey, Jaco, Chris Wood
    Hobbies and Interests:
    ... playing bass

    Signature

    WTB: I'm pining for that doohickie that makes my fingers play what I hear in my head. If you have one in good condition, please contact me.