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  • About

    Location:
    St. Louis, MO USA
    Current Setup:
    Ibanez SR800 (x3)
    Self assembled fretless jazz (ebonal w/ stainless rounds)
    Self assembled fretless p/j (rosewood w/ monels)
    Fender Prescision w/ emg PJ and Labella Deep Talkin' flats
    GK Backline 600 into two 210 cabinets
    Crate BT350 into 410
    Ampeg SVT into EARLY Ampeg 215
    Ampeg B-15 (x2)
    Fender BXR
    Unlabeled plywood 1/2 DB (Spiro Mittel/Realist foil)
    Pre-CBS Fender Jazz
    Fender Musicmaster (rescued, unplayable from pawn shop & rebuilt)
    Self assembled jazz style 5-string
    Cheap starter BG w/ 2 humbuckers. Self de-fretted & board rounded for arco
    Englehardt EC1 w/ Spiro weich & realist foil
    Favorite Genres:
    Swing, 60s rock, classic rock, big band, jazz, 70s pop, dixieland, blues
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    various local rock, blues, variety, jazz gigs, FUMC Powerhouse, Gentlemen Bandits Killer Wails, Jamhouse
    G.A.S. List:
    OLD 3/4 db with d neck, lots of character, and awesome tone.
    Pfretszchner aluminum db.
    Influences and Teachers:
    Pat Joyce - piano, various other jazz horn and reed players. Most of my inspiration and style development was gleaned from other instruments, vocals and sounds in general. Combined with my inbred sense of rhythm and counterplay between drums, myself, and other rhythm section players.
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Electronics repair, audio recording engineering. scuba diving, rock climbing

    Signature

    Jazz is not a list of tunes, it's an attitude.