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    Burlington, Vermont vt
    Current Setup:
    1) 2010 Rickenbacker 4003 JetGlo, with RWRP mod.
    2) SX 'SPB-62 P-Bass clone (black) w/ Seymour Duncan SPB-3 Quarter Pound & Dimarzio DP120 pups Model One pups, Gohtoh 201 bridge, upgraded electronics, and LaBella medium flats. My "go-to" bass for rock.
    3) Warmoth-based 4 string -
    Wenge neck with bloodwood (satine) fretboard; African Mahogany G4 body with wenge lamtop; Villex p/j passive pickup set; ABM brass bridge; Hipshot Ultralite tuners with
    ultralight Xtender on the E; D'Addario ECB82 flatwound chromes - medium. Jazz rig back-up.
    4) Warmoth-based fretless 4 -
    Wenge neck/Pau Ferro fingerboard; Black Korina G4 body; Villex P/J passive pups; Hipshot/Warmoth through-body single string bridge; Gotoh tuners; D'Addario ECB82 flatwound chromes - medium.

    GrooveTubes Ditto Box stocked with Vintage RCA valves,
    Carvin LS 1503a Powered PA/Bass cab,
    Ampeg BA115HPT, also with vintage valves,
    Ampeg ba110,
    Washburn WD18SW all solid wood dreadnought (Maude)
    Favorite Genres:
    Anything tasteful.
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Borealis Blues (traditional and contemporary blues standards); Sean Hutton Super Show
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Ibanez GSR200 (Hank) modified with Dimarzio passive P&J pups, Dimarzio pots, star grounding and copper foil lined cavities.
    SX fretless P clone
    Dean Playmate AEB
    G.A.S. List:
    Rickenbacker 4003 FG
    Influences and Teachers:
    Micheal Rhodes; Carol Kaye; Professor Jamerson; Suzi Quatro; Steve Priest
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Pissing on/off republicans


    "Your primary role is to serve the song and be beautifully anonymous in it. Bass is the power of anonymity.” -Michael Rhodes, First Call Nashville Session Bassist
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