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Count Bassie
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Smithfield, RI
Carpenter, musician

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Count Bassie

from Smithfield, RI

Buzzed, busy, and enthusiastic. Oct 2, 2014

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Mar 30, 2015 at 10:49 AM
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  • About

    Smithfield, RI
    Carpenter, musician
    Current Setup:
    Hamer Cruisebass ('83- thanks Brett7276!);
    Johnson/Squier P-Bass;
    Czech plywood 3/4-scale upright...

    Amp Stuff...
    SWR Basic Black combo

    Pedal jig:
    Little red A/B/Y box;
    Dogtone Bass Fuzz;
    Un-named/un-marked looper box w/ feedback toggle. I like this one.
    Favorite Genres:
    Ragged fusion, funk, rock, reggae. And blues. Just mostly ragged...
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Novera, Portuguese GB and pop/dance; Roots Reaction, reggae; The Same, rock project...
    Previously Owned Gear:
    SWR Goliath II cab; Henry the 8x8; Acoustic 370/301; Trace Elliot AH 200 GP-11, 200GP7SM, 250GP12SMX; Trace Elliot cabs; Guild/Hartke 410, Rickie basses, Peavey TNT-100, Ampeg V4B, Crest CA9, FA901, Peavey 8.5-C, Carvin Pro-Bass 200, Kustom 215 cab, Fender Jazz (a couple over the years), Fender P-Bass, Gibson EB-0, Hamer Cruisebass (first series).
    G.A.S. List:
    1)8-string touch-board bass; 2) 4001s Rickenbacker bass; 3) MM Stingray or Sabre; 4) Wishbass fretless; 5) Old SVT head; 6) Alembic Series-I or Distillate, Midnight Blue or Walnut top, med scale; 7) Gibson EB-3, original short-scale... wait, there'll be more...
    Influences and Teachers:
    John Paul-Jones; Stanley Clark; Chris Squire; Jack Bruce; Wally Voss (Ft Lauderdale scene, 80s); Ray Harris (Miami scene, 80s); John Neves (Berklee); Boz Burrel; John Entwhistle; Phil Lynott; Marco Pettit (Miami scene, 80s); Cisco (Miami reggae scene, 90s); Glenn Quader (Miami, 90s); Richard Price (country); John Florence (Plan 9);
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Education, theater, carpentry, inventing ways to not buy stuff...
    I play bass. I dig recording, writing music, writing in general... Family man, I like hoppy beer, women are still beautiful, playing the bass is, in the right context, the most fun thing I do. Pretty much.



    "Whatever we do, it is what it is, and we do it."
    -The Grubs.