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    June 29
    Home Page:
    San Francisco Bay Area
    Current Setup:
    Fully Carved Hungarian Doublebass circa 199~ (w/violin corners, 7/8 size)-Evah Pirazzi Weich E,A,D; Oliv G..
    Nyman rosin.
    1953 Kay C1 Plywood String Bass (considering selling)- Gamut Gut set
    $340 Finale Carbon Bow (From String Emporium)
    Fishman Full Circle (on the Hungarian)
    David Gage Realist Pickup
    Headway EDB-1 Preamp
    DPA 4099/DAD 6001 w/Violin Clip
    UB $100 German Bow (retired)
    2008 Sadowsky NYC Vintage 5 String P/J (Custom Walnut Finish, Black/White/Black PG, Birdseye Maple Fingerboard)
    2001 Sadowsky NYC Vintage 4 String (Shoreline Gold w/Pearloid PG)
    2008~ Zon Sonus Custom Special Fretless 5 String
    SWR Baby (Electric) Blue Head & Baby Blue Monitor 2x8 Extension Speaker (1st Generation)- Both for practice at home
    (2) Aguilar GS-112
    Markbass LMII
    Sadowsky Stomp Box Preamp/DI (2nd Generation)
    Akai Deep Impact Synth Bass Pedal
    MarkBass Super Synth
    (and a myriad of other pedals)
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Freelance, Jeff Campbell, Negative Press Project
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Gamut Gut Lyon G, and Pistoy D Strings (still in reserve waiting for a come back on my bass)
    Aguilar AG500
    Alembic F1-X Pre-Amp
    Zon 5 String Fretless Legacy Elite w/Bubinga top
    Zon 6 String Sonus Custom w/piezo bridge and Walnut top
    1995 Zon Sonus Custom 4 w/Lacewood top
    199~ Guild B30 ABG
    SWR Redhead 210 Combo (donated to a worthy cause)
    SWR Bass 750 Amplifier
    SWR Goliath 6x10 Speaker Enclosure
    Underwood Double Bass Pickups
    1967 Guild Starfire IV (Hollowbody)
    2005 Fender Fretless Jazz 4 string (Mexican Made)
    EA Micro 300 & (2) Wizzy 10" Speaker
    AI Clarus 1 Series 3
    Genz-Benz 6.0 Amp
    G.A.S. List:
    Some really nice Double Bass if and when I am ready to upgrade- Possibly a La Scala Fully Carved or Brescian.
    Precision 5-String and Precision 4-String
    Aguilar DB 751 and Aguilar TH500 SL-112's
    Influences and Teachers:
    California Jazz Conservatory Faculty:
    Jeff Denson.
    (Previously) Glenn Richman, Andrew Emer, Marc VW, Kai Eckhardt (Clinics and Correspondence), Chris Solberg, , Michael Wilcox
    Inspiration (Electric): James Jamerson, John Paul Jones, Paul McCartney, Roscoe Beck, Doug Lunn, Jaco Pastorius (of course), Pino Palladino, Paul Jackson, Me'Shell Ndgeocello, Nate Mendel
    Inspiration (Acoustic): Paul Chambers, Jymie Merritt, Reggie Workman, Ray Brown, Sam Jones, Oscar Pettiford, Scott Lafaro, Buster Williams, Christian McBride, Steve Rodby, John Patitucci, Larry Grenadier, etc. etc.
    Inspiration (in general): Duke Ellington, John Lennon, Miles Davis, David Sylvian, Django Reinhardt, Jeff Buckley, Thelonious Monk, Brian Blade, Radiohead, Brad Mehldau, Nick Drake, Bill Withers, Bach, Beethoven and on, and on...