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April 22
Maryland, between Bawlmer & DC

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Gnarsty bass tones, Male, from Maryland, between Bawlmer & DC

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Guitar is for the head, drums are for the chest, bass gets you in the groin -- Suzi Quatro Mar 24, 2015

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      Guitar is for the head, drums are for the chest, bass gets you in the groin -- Suzi Quatro
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      Latest GASquisition: Reiner Amplification Studio 1200
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      Got my new Martin Keith Elfin Plus fiver!
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    April 22
    Maryland, between Bawlmer & DC
    Current Setup:
    Martin Keith Elfin Plus 5, Nordy PP5, Sadowsky P5 (x2), Sadowsky MM5, Benavente 51-5 (x2), local custom Precision 5 string (2015). Still waiting on a Darrin Huff Z5 ordered April 2003

    Reiner Amplification ("JGR") all tube 1U, Ampeg SVP-Pro, SWR Interstellar Overdrive, SansAmp RBI, SansAmp RPM, SansAmp VT-RM

    Darkglass B7K, Brimstone XD2, SansAmp BDDI, Tech21 VT Deluxe, Countryman DI

    Stewart World 2.1 (x2) power amps
    Aguilar TH500 head
    Reiner Amplification Studio 1200

    Bergantino NV610, Bergantino HS210 (x2), Bergantino CN112 (x2)

    Fender Bassman 25 1x10 combo
    Rane DC-24 Dynamic Controller (comp/limiter)

    Dunlop Dual Design Straplocks -- best I've used
    Favorite Genres:
    Playing: rock, Stax/Motown R&B, funk, blues, pretty much everything else.
    Listening: pretty much everything
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Nitro Crush (modern/classic hard rock), Spitfire (classic and modern rock), Too Many Daves (Stax/Motown R&B, classic rock, blues), Speakeasy (classic rock), sub gigs with various other projects. Once upon a time: http://evacassidy.org/eva/methodactor.htm
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Basses: Fender, Music Man, Modulus, Lull, Warwick, MTD, Spector, Jackson, Charvel, Hamer, many more.

    Amps: Acoustic 150/301, 360/361, 370; vintage Ampeg SVTs, AMP BH-420 and SL-1, Ashly BP41, Alembic F2B and F1X, Read Purity, various Mesa/Boogie, EV, Marshall, Hartke, SWR, Ampeg; Epifani UL115, UL410, UL210; Bergantino HT212, HT310, HT210, HT115, NV115; Sadowsky SA410
    G.A.S. List:
    Tech21 dUg 1000 amp, VFE RUP pedal
    Influences and Teachers:
    Mostly old-school: John Entwistle, John Paul Jones, John Wetton, Mars Cowling, Joe Macré, James Jamerson, Sir Paul, Jack Bruce, Geezer Butler, Bob Daisley, Geddy Lee, Flea, Bill Laswell. Teachers: Robert Fiester, Mark Houser
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Learning new tunes for my regular bands and various sub gigs. Relaxation time: video games, Netflix
    Jack of many bar bands. Support player, not soloist. Five string basses, mostly Precision-style.


    Ken Fiester
    Nitro Crush: classic and modern hard rock
    Spitfire: classic/modern/alternative rock, modern country, R&B, dance pop
    Too Many Daves: Motown/Stax R&B and classic rock, with a 5 piece horn section
    Speakeasy: Too Many Daves without the horns ;)