from Upstate NY
- bigfatbass was last seen:
- Nov 29, 2015 at 6:50 PM
- October 26
- Home Page:
- Upstate NY
- Current Setup:
Current stage rig:
Genz-Benz Streamliner 900
Genz-Benz 112 + Avatar 112 - THE mini rig of dooooooom. It crushes most clubs with ease. Total actual weight = 66lbs, sonic weight = total heavioscity.
Back Up Arsenal:
Genz-Benz Shuttle 6.0
Avatar 112 #2
Various solid state heads in varying states of functionality
Flite Cab 115
Flite Cab 515
1988 Hartke 210xl
"BooBoo" - 2014 Karl Hoyt Basses Custom BigFatBass 5: Swamp ash body, deep C neck, and passive Nordstrand P/J pickups. (http://www.hoytbasses.com/)
"Yogi" - 2012 Karl Hoyt Basses Custom 5: Zebra wood top and back, purpleheart core, with Seymour Duncan Vintage Soapbar active pickups. (http://www.hoytbasses.com/)
"Horse" - 2003 Lakland Skyline 55-01 Sunburst, and a rosewood board. The bass for when I can only bring ONE, and it's not a safe environment for BooBoo.
"Slinky" - 1996 Fender USA Deluxe Jazz 5. Trans-red, rosewood, custom defretted (with rock maple inlays) by Mike Dolan (http://www.dolanguitars.com), and a set of Lindy Fralin Jazz 5s installed by Rolland Brunet.
"Chunk" - 2009 Lake Placid blue Squier P, with pick-up cover, flatwounds, and an over-wrapped '51-P Lindy Fralin. Close your eyes, and you are there. This...bass...KILLS. Like I always say: Don't buy the decal, buy the bass stuck to the back of it!
- Favorite Genres:
- If it has soul, I like it.
- Gigs and Ensembles:
- Current: Los Blancos, Michael Delaney Trio, and solo as Steven T. Winston. Previous bands that gigged with gusto: Doctor Pocket, The Miss E. Band, The Siders, Studebaker John and The Hawks, Austin Jimmy Murphy, Zoo Trip (w/ Taye Diggs), Frog Hill Band
- Previously Owned Gear:
If it was cheap, deadly heavy, and sounded like crap, I played through it in the 80s.
Some notable cool toys that I sold for one reason or another:
Phil Jones stack- 6Pack and Pirhanna9
1975 Acoustic B-150
1978 Fender Bullet Bass, Black with a w/b/w guard. Yeah. I know.
- G.A.S. List:
- Another Streamliner 900, and more old-school Avatar cube 112s (feel free to PM!)
- Influences and Teachers:
In no particular order:
George Porter Jr.
- Hobbies and Interests:
- hockey hockey hockey, Syracuse Orange Basketball, and the M-E-T-S Mets Mets Mets!
- Endorsing Artist: Karl Hoyt Basses
SignatureViva Los Blancos!