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from Soquel, CA

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  • About

    Home Page:
    Soquel, CA
    Current Setup:
    New Standard Cleveland ply w/ Gamut G, Dlugolecki D, D'Addario Kaplan A & E (light tension)
    Charlie Chadwick folding Shen 150 (hybrid) w/ Rotosound RS4000
    Metropolitan CF French bow, pear-wood French bow
    Troll ribbon mic, APTflex (Cleveland), Underwood (Chadwick), Clarus sIII, EA Wizzy 12 M-line
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Marty O'Reilly & the Old Soul Orchestra, various freelance projects
    Previously Owned Gear:
    1/2 sized German Ply (1940's?), AI Flex pre, MAS45, QSC K10, GK MBS150, Bergantino HT112, AMT SP25B, Ehrlund Pick-up & preamp, plenty 'o other pick ups, mics, strings, etc...
    G.A.S. List:
    ears... and the hands to go with 'em!
    mad bow skills
    Influences and Teachers:
    Jimmy Blanton, Slam Stewart, Walter Page, Ray Brown, Jim Hughart, CmcB, Chris Wood, Bridget Kearney
    James Jamerson, Bruce Thomas, Colin Moulding
    Stan Poplin, Dan Robbins
    Hobbies and Interests:
    hiking/birding, hockey (go Habs!), cooking, wine/whiskey, bicycles
    Available for Instruction?:
    • Double Bass Instruction
    Teaching Credentials:
    20+ years wrestling with this instrument on the bandstand


    "...sounds like a goddamn train wreck!"