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- Current Setup:
1) RAY BROWN'S BASS!!!!!
YES!!!! This was the bass used in all the Oscar Peterson Trio recordings.
(email me if you want to play this bass - it's a piece of history!
firstname.lastname@example.org - mention "Ray Brown"
in the heading, or it will be considered 'spam')
2) German bass 130 yrs
lotsa bows (french style)
1972 Precision (stripped)
1983 Gold Jazz
CUSTOM SHOP FENDERS:
Custom Classic V
Spector SSD 5 String w/piezo bridge (1992)
Tino Tedesco 5 string
Acoustic 370 amp
Eden WT 800 and 210XLT
Gallien Krueger 112
SM900 with Goliath III cab from Pako!
Yamaha NE-1 Preamp
Smith PAPA pre-amp
Fodera Model 2000 pre-amp
SFX AY2 preamp (upgrade of the Yamaha NE1)
- Gigs and Ensembles:
- Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Immanuel Baptist Church P+W team, "Basstiality" bass quartet
- Previously Owned Gear:
Alleva Coppolo 1600 limited maple top
1984 Spector NS2 Pre-Kramer w/out-of-phase switch
MTD535 w/MTD Pre-amp, Barts, Burled Myrtle
Spectors - several
Fodera - can't remember the model, but top of the line. For 5 years it was my only bass. It was 36" scale - YIKES!!! What was I thinking????
- G.A.S. List:
- I've got far more than I'll ever need, but still wanting more!!!
- Influences and Teachers:
Jazz bass: inspired by - Ray Brown, John Clayton, Lionel Williams
Classical lessons with - Stuart Knussen, Thomas Monohan, Thorvald Fredin
Ultimately: - ANTHONY JACKSON IS THE MAN!!! Lionel Williams, James Jamerson, Marcus Miller, Melvin Lee Davis.
- Hobbies and Interests:
- Black Gospel Music!!!!!
SignatureI may be out of time, out of tune and completely unmusical,
but at least I'm LOUD!!!