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May 13, 2005
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    Home Page:
    Milwaukee, WI
    Current Setup:
    1966 Fender Precision in Sunburst
    1997 Fender AmStd Jazz in Inca Silver
    2004 Fender CIJ '54 RI Precision in Pink Paisley
    2007 Fender CS Time Machine '64 Jazz Relic in OlyWht
    2007 Warwick Corvette Standard Fretless
    2009 Hofner HCT-500/1 Violin Bass in Sunburst
    2010 Fender CS Custom Classic Jazz IV Special in SOT
    2010 Fender LTD 50th Anniversary Jazz in CAR
    2010 Rickenbacker 4003 in MapleGlo
    2011 Spector Euro 4LX Doug Wimbish Signature (w/US 9V preamp) in Amber
    2012 Fender CS Closet Classic Precision Pro in OlyWht
    2012 Lakland 55-94 Deluxe in Transparent Amber
    2013 Gibson ES-335 Bass in Heritage Cherry
    2013 Fender CS Pino Palladino Precision in Fiesta Red
    2013 Fender CS NOS 1960 Jazz in Fiesta Red
    2014 Martin BCPA4 Acoustic-Electric Bass
    2015 Gibson ES-Les Paul Bass in Gold Top

    Aguilar DB751 Bass head
    Ampeg SVT-CL Classic Bass head
    Ampeg SVT-3PRO Bass head
    Mesa/Boogie Bass 400+ Bass head
    Ampeg SVT-810E Bass cabinet
    Ampeg SVT-410HLF Bass cabinet
    Bergantino HD410 Bass cabinet
    Bergantino NV215 Bass cabinet
    Bergantino NV610 Bass cabinet
    Mesa/Boogie PH412 PowerHouse Bass cabinet

    Combo Amps:
    Gallien-Krueger MB112
    Gallien-Krueger MB212-II
    Peavey T-Max 115

    A-Designs REDDI
    Tech 21 SansAmp BDDI

    Too many to mention
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Tweed Funk - An original R&B/Soul/Blues/Funk band in the tradition of the Stax/Volt sound and era. www.tweedfunk.com

    The Orphans - A classic rock cover band that draws mostly on the 70's California sound with big harmonies. www.theorphans.com

    Miscellaneous fill-in and studio session work
    Previously Owned Gear:
    1997 Peavey Fury (my first bass) in black
    1998 Yamaha TRB-II 5-String in Cherry Sunburst
    1998 Epiphone Viola (Hofner copy) in Sunburst
    2000 Rickenbacker 4003 in FireGlo
    2000 Fender AmDlx Precision in Translucent Teal
    2003 Fender AmDlx Jazz 5-String in Sunburst
    2005 Fender AVRI '62 Precision in Sunburst
    2006 Warwick Corvette Std
    2008 Rick Turner Renaissance RB4 (fretted)
    2010 Fender CS '59 Precision Special Relic in Tobacco Sunburst
    2011 Fender AmStd Jazz Fretless in Sunburst
    2013 Fender CS 1964 Anniversary Precision Heavy Relic in Bleached Sunburst

    Aguilar DB410 Bass Cabinet
    Ampeg SVT-4PRO head
    Fender Bassman TV Fifteen Combo Amp
    G.A.S. List:
    Gear, gear, and more gear!
    Influences and Teachers:
    Jack Bruce
    Stanley Clarke
    Donald "Duck" Dunn
    Nathan East
    Bernard Edwards
    John Entwistle
    James Jamerson
    John Paul Jones
    Paul McCartney
    Pino Palladino
    Chuck Rainey
    Leland (Lee) Sklar
    Bobby Vega
    Nathan Watts
    the list could go on and on......
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Classic/muscle cars


    Amberites #37/Fender Custom Shop Club #20/Gibson Club #316/Spector Owner's Club #485
    Wisconsin Bassists Club #133

    "Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right." - Henry Ford