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Jun 20, 1957 (Age: 58)
W' Sconsin


Male, 58, from W' Sconsin

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    Jun 20, 1957 (Age: 58)
    W' Sconsin
    Current Setup:
    Fretless P mutt
    Ibanez 1205
    Squier Japan Jazz Bass
    75 P Bass
    Danelectro Longhorn
    Fender 60th Anniversary Precision

    Acme Flatwound X 2
    Demeter Minnie
    Channel Cat tube pre
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Shinola / The Band Kevin / The Pool Boys / Mark David Group/ Chick Singer Night house band Madison
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Radial BassBone
    Gallien Krueger MBSIII
    Mesa Boogie Walkabout
    Benavente Vortex Classic 5 fretless
    EBMM Bongo 5 HHP fretless
    Pavel Classic Jazz 5 P/J
    MPG Level 5 P/MM
    MPG Level 5 fretless w/ Fat Stacks
    AVRI 62 Precision w/Custom Shop neck
    Lakland Skyline Jerry Scheff Signature
    Lakland USA deluxe fretless Jerry Scheff Signature
    '77 Aria Pro II 'Precise Bass' Jazz copy
    Clevinger Opus 4
    Bag End S15-B x
    G&L L1500 fretless
    Valenti Vintage 5
    Music Man 20th Anniversary SR5
    Yamaha SA17
    Lakland Darryl Jones
    Hamer Chapparal 12
    Lakland Skyline HB w/ Dark Stars
    Eastwood EUB-1 fretless
    Ampeg Dan Armstrong 5 prototype
    '71 Fender Jazz
    Fender MIJ 51 P Bass RI
    76 T-Bird
    66 non reverse T Bird
    Washburn AB 20
    60's EKO violin bass
    77 Greco 'Hofner Beatle bass' copy
    80's Tokai APB 57 P Bass copy
    Carvin SB5000
    Landscape AR-B
    Kubicki Ex Factor
    Carlo Robelli 8 string
    Fender MIJ Jazz 87
    Yamaha BB300
    Acoustic 370
    Ampeg V4B
    Bag End S-15 BD
    Bag End D12 X
    Bergantino EX 112
    Bergantino HT 210
    SWR 350 chrome face
    Pignose B100V
    Fender Super Twin head
    LDS 2-12 2-6
    Carvin BX Micro bass
    Traynor YBA-1 BassMate
    Traynor YBA2b head
    G.A.S. List:
    Epiphone Embassy Deluxe
    82-83 Fullerton RI Jazz
    Influences and Teachers:
    Jack Casady
    Tom Petersson
    Jack Bruce - r
    Tim Bogert -
    Ray Brown
    Paul McCartney
    Colin Moulding
    James Jamerson
    Bruce Thomas
    Endorsing Artist Lakland**Bag End**Schroeder
    I'm in my 50's and began playing professionaly in 1975. For the past 18 years I've been a stay at home Dad/part time worker drone/family man. Now playing close to home near Madison WI.
    Here is the official bio poop:

    Tom Broeske's bass playing has been described as 'lyrical'.

    "My bass is my voice. On a good night, the instrument disappears and the music just pours out. Like singing".

    He credits his ears, more than his hands, for his success in music. A natural musician, his do-it-yourself approach to learning the instrument has resulted in his unique style. Tom doesn't limit his playing to what a bass 'ought' to do. He is equally comfortable in a big band, a 3 pc. power trio, or as a solo bass performer. He has a long history in the Midwest ‘power pop’ scene but has also played the main stage at the Winnepeg Folk Festival , blues clubs in Rome and the best and worst Rock and Roll rooms from New York to L.A.

    Tom has toured throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe, performing with Rounder Recording Artists the Spanic Boys on the Late Show with Conan O'Brien and the Pacifica Radio Network. Before landing a major label record deal, his band Last Gentlemen was picked from over 3000 entries to appear at the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles as finalists in the Yamaha Soundcheck Best Unsigned Band Competition. He has shared the stage with a diverse group of artists including U2, Cheap Trick, Bon Jovi, Uncle Tupelo, Matthew Sweet, Lowen and Navarro, 'Til Tuesday, Billy Idol, the Neville Brothers, the Beach Boys, Jefferson Starship, Funkadelic and Ministry.


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