Carl Hillman
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Carl Hillman

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In the pit for two weeks of "The Bridges of Madison County". No synths...real strings and real piano. Nice... Feb 2, 2016 at 11:41 PM

    1. Carl Hillman
      Carl Hillman
      In the pit for two weeks of "The Bridges of Madison County". No synths...real strings and real piano. Nice...
    2. Carl Hillman
      Carl Hillman
      In the pit for three weeks of "The Sound of Music". Yep...Nuns 'n Nazis aplenty.
    3. Carl Hillman
      Carl Hillman
      Rehearsing with Summusic for a book release party/reading of Congolese poet Fiston Mwanza Mujila's new novel "Tram 83".
    4. Carl Hillman
      Carl Hillman
      Just gave my bass the Traeger endpin treatment. It sounds better! Next experiment? ...the tailpiece.
    5. Carl Hillman
      Carl Hillman
      In the orchestra pit for "Pippin" for 3 weeks. It's a serious workout for my long-dormant pick chops.
    6. Carl Hillman
      Carl Hillman
      Michael Waldrop Big Band CD recorded last year has been finally released.
    7. Carl Hillman
      Carl Hillman
      Finally got a gig for New Years Eve. ...with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. (yay)
    8. Carl Hillman
      Carl Hillman
      Working through Renaissance counterpoint exercises...just for the Lulz.
    9. Carl Hillman
      Carl Hillman
      Just finished a session for an album of original big band music by Michael Waldrop and Jack Cooper.
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    10. Carl Hillman
      Carl Hillman
      In the pit for "Thoroughly Modern Millie". Rehearsing for The Michael Waldrop Big Band album.
    11. Carl Hillman
      Carl Hillman
      In rehearsal for pit duty.
    12. Carl Hillman
      Carl Hillman
      In the pit playing "Evita" for two weeks
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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Freelance Bassist
    Current Setup:
    1932 Hermann Beyer 3/4 double bass
    Realist LifeLine pickup
    Fishman Pro-EQ Platinum Bass preamp
    1978 fretted MusicMan StingRay
    1979 fretless MusicMan Sabre
    2005 fretted MusicMan StingRay 5 H w/Nordstrand pup and John East pre
    Ibanez GWB1005
    Acoustic Image Contra
    Mesa Walkabout Scout 1X12
    SWR Basic Black 1X15
    SWR Triad I cabinet
    Roland V-Bass
    dbx 160A
    BSS Audio AR-133 Active DI
    Loop-Master A/B/C box
    Favorite Genres:
    Jazz, Fusion, Classical, Funk, Rock, Whatever Else You've Got That's Good
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    The N'awlins Gumbo Kings
    Summusic
    Dallas Summer Musicals Orchestra
    G.A.S. List:
    Would like to have a vintage Fender Jazz Bass someday, but that ship may have sailed unless I win the lottery.
    Influences and Teachers:
    Paul Chambers, Scott LaFaro, Jaco, Ralphe Armstrong, and many, many more
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Books and composition

    Signature

    "The bass makes everything sound better" - Charlie Haden



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