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Jan 13, 2010
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Brother James, Male, from Cincinnati, OH

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  • About

    Home Page:
    Cincinnati, OH
    Current Setup:
    Basses: 5-String FrankenJazz Deluxe, Carvin LB75 custom, Warwick Corvette Double Buck , Godin A4, Kala U-Bass mahogany hollowbody, Takamine B-10 A/EUB.

    Strings: The Warwick, Fender, and Carvin have LaBella Original 1954 760M flats, and the Godin and Takamine have LaBella 760N black nylon tape wounds.

    Rig: Genz Benz Shuttlemax 9.2, Greenboy Audio Fearless F112 & F115, Sennheiser Wireless Guitar TX/RX, Furman PL-8 (Series II) Line Conditioner, Furman SPB8 Stereo Pedal Board.

    Small Rig: Acoustic Image Ten2, Fishman Pro-EQ Platinum Bass Preamp/EQ/D.I.

    Pedals: Korg Pitchblack (Tuner), MXR M-188 Bass Auto Q (Auto Wah/Envelop Filter), Electro Harmonix Micro POG (Poly-Octave Generator), FEA Labs Dual Band Optical Compressor/Limiter, VT Bass Deluxe, Boss LS-2 Line Splitter/Mixer.
    Favorite Genres:
    blues, classic soul, classic r&b, rock, funk
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    CURRENT: Whiskey Shambles (indie rock/garage blues), RiverTowne Ramblers (honky tonk).

    PAST: Goodle Boys (old-timey/bluegrass/Americana), Idle, Paleo Wah, Leo Clarke Band (Americana/blues), Tempted Souls (rock n' soul), Cincy Blues Syndicate, RB Stone (from Nashville - blues/country), Brian Keith Wallen Band (from Indy - blues), and the Cincinnati Entertainment Award-winning blues band Voodoo Puppet.
    Previously Owned Gear:
    1998 American Fender Jazz Deluxe. Italia Mondial Bass. Aria AS-690BF Sinsonido Travel Bass Guitar. Ministar Basstar 4 Travel Bass. Genz Benz 2x10 cab w/4U rack. David Eden 115XL, 210XLT, & 210XST cabs, WT-600 RoadRunner amp. Kydd Carry-on EUB.
    G.A.S. List:
    5-String Warwick Corvette/Thumb $$. Another Carvin custom. A FrankenJaguar with a sparkle paint job.
    Influences and Teachers:
    INFLUENCES: (some of the more prominent at the moment) include John Paul Jones, James Jamerson, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Charles Mingus, Victor Wooten, John Entwistle, Stanley Clarke, Oteil Burbridge, Johann Sebastian Bach, Tab Benoit, Junior Kimbrough, R. L. Burnside, Cake, and The Black Keys.
    TEACHERS: Mike Georgin (Cincinnati, OH), Sandy Jackintell (Youngstown, OH)
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Former President of the Cincy Blues Society, helped organize the Cincy Blues Fest for over 16 yrs.


    Brother James - Uke bass fanatic, Greenboy cab lover, and 5-string bass convert, now devotee.
    currently with: The Whiskey Shambles, new release: Loose Change for a Broken Man.