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    Home page:
    http://www.myspace.com/glenfongbassmusician
    Location:
    East Bakersfield, CA
    Current Setup:
    Luciano Golia 3/4 upright
    Morelli 3/4 upright
    Shen SB200 Willow flatback 3/4 upright
    Gruggett Jazz Bass clone by luthier extraordinare Bill Gruggett, Hallmark and Mosrite fame
    Gruggett Precision Bass clone PJ
    Musicman Bongo H5
    Yamaha BB3000A fretless
    Yamaha BB3000
    '64 Fender Jazz L-series (For Sale)
    '64 Fender Precision L-series (For Sale)
    Walter Woods Electracoustic 'Green Light'
    Euphonic Audio CXL112EV
    Euphonic Audio Wizzy 10"
    Electrovoice EV15L in Thiele home brew cabinet
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    freelance, mostly jazz combos, big band, The Bakersfield Jazz Orchestra, blues, some theater, any reading gig. Played with and backed up notable musicians such as: Dizzy Gillespie, Louie Bellson, Tommy Newsome, Chuck Findley, Ed Shaughnessy, Bennie Wallace, Pete Christlieb, Carl Allen, Jim Snidero, Javon Jackson, Ingrid Jensen, Dave Tull, Carl Saunders, Clayton Cameron, Barbara Morrison, Sherry Williams, Wayne Cook (actor/writer "An Evening With Langston Hughes") poetry with solo bass, Noah Howard, The Drifters. Other local Bakersfield area groups played in: Jim Scully 4tet, Ray Zepeda Quartet, Lawanda Smith Quartet, Zanne Zarow Trio, Kama Ruby & Company, Cold Sweat, Sneakers, Ain't No Thang, Fat Daddy Blues Band, Jerry Garone Blues Band, 1/4 to Four, Chesterfield King & the Sultans of Swing, Groove Factor, Jazz Alliance, The Old School Band (TOSB), Street Players, Dr. D's Debris, Sanctuary, The Numbers, The Now!, Mr. Hank, Reggie (Arvizu) & Alex (Canales), Charisma, The Integrated Corporation, The Tempos, The Internationals (Los Internationales), The Bunky Valdez Orchestra, The Electric Oil Sump Big Band, Southside Chicago Seven, The Bakersfield Symphony, Cal-State U. Bakersfield Jazz Band, CSUB Chamber Orchestra, Bakersfield College Jazz Band, Canyon Hills Church, Westminster Presbyterian Church, Valley Baptist Church First Presbyterian Church and Olive Knolls Church. Also toured with the Ice Capades Orchestra and played in numerous theater/stage productions, The Bakersfield Jazz Festival.
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Wan Bernadel 3/4 carved wood upright
    Dual Joy Chinese origin small 3/4 carved wood upright
    Acoustic Image Focus 2R SIII
    Euphonic Audio iAmp800
    Mesa Boogie M-2000
    Mesa Boogie D-180 modified with adjustable bias (punchy!)
    Gallien Krueger 400B
    Fender Showman preamp - homebrew
    Peavey CS400 poweramp
    Yamaha B100/McIntosh MC-30 bi-amp'd w/EV15B and dual hi-fi 8"s
    Acoustic 220
    Bogen Challenger tube p.a. w/homebrew Jensen 15" cabinet
    Fender Bassman pre-CBS
    Musicman Stingray pre-Ernie Ball
    G&L 2000
    Roscoe LG-3005
    Tobias Classic 5
    Yamaha BB5000
    Yamaha TRB-5P
    Fender Precision '56, '58, '59, '64, '76
    Fender Jazz '60 stacked pot
    '78 Fender Jazz ash/maple modded with onboard home brew preamp/eq (great funk machine!, i.e. Marcus Miller)
    Euphonic Audio Wizzy 12" M-Line
    Electro-Voice B-115M
    Epifani UL110 Series2
    Jim B. Lansing 15" D-130 in home brew cabinet
    [all mods and home brews are self-inflicted]
    Influences and Teachers:
    influences:
    Ray Brown
    Ron Carter
    Jaco Pastorious
    Marcus Miller
    Jimmy Haslip
    James Jamerson
    Jerry Jemmot
    Chuck Rainey
    Tommy Cogbill
    Bernard Odum
    Israel Cachao Lopez
    Doug Davis (legendary Bakersfield jazz educator/pianist)
    Kristin Korb
    Hobbies and Interests:
    electronics, computers, woodworking

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    "get so deep in the pocket, that when you come back up, you're covered with lint!"

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