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Jim Carr

Dr. Jim, from Denton TX, Kailua HI, New York

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    Home page:
    Denton TX, Kailua HI, New York
    Current Setup:
    Basses by build year:
    2013 Fender Custom Shop early '60s Jazz Relic Duo-Tone (2 1/2burst)
    2009 Fender Road Worn Jazz Bass (fiesta red)
    2008 Fender Road Worn Jazz Bass (3tsb)
    2006 Sadowsky V4 P/J with...
    Quilted maple top AAAA
    Dark transparent cherry finish
    Brazilian rosewood fingerboard
    Parchment pickguard
    Chambered Alder Body
    Chrome hardware
    Vintage amber headstock
    Vintage Tone Control
    Ahhh...gas relief!

    2005 (?) Valente 5 string fretless (#019) "stealth"
    2002 Lakland 5-String 55-01 Deluxe Quilted
    2000 MTD Kingston Artist (passive with MM-style) pickup
    1965 Silvertone single cut-away Dolphin-nose
    1955 P-Bass, recently restored by RSGuitarworks
    ~1850 Tyrolean Double Bass
    (with Gage Realist Pickup, LeMay French bow)

    Amplification, Cabs, Effects, Interconnects, and Strings:

    fEARful 15/6/1 built by Ron Anchak in 2012
    Gallien Krueger MB800
    Countryman type 85
    Tech21 Sansamp Para DI/preamp
    Korg Orchestral Tuner
    Mesa Boggie Carbine M9
    Genz Benz GB Shuttle 6.0
    Epifani UL1 410 4 ohm
    Epifani 210 NYC & UL1 210
    Monster Cables
    Obligato Double Bass Strings
    Sadowsky Bright Nickel
    D'addario Extra Light Flatwound Chromes
    Lakland Roundwound Stainless Steel
    Lakland Roundwound Nickel Plated
    Fender Roundwound 7150 Pure Nickel
    Ernie Ball Light Steel Flats
    Thomastick-Enfield Jazz Bass Flatwounds

    Old Sig:
    [B]Fender CS '60s Jazz Relic Duo-Tone
    Sadowsky RV4 P/J
    Valenti Fretless 5 #19
    Lakland 55-01D
    Roadworn Jazz
    Crest CA6/ART tube channel
    Mesa M9/Epifani 410
    fEARful 15/6/1[/B]
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    FooMcBubba, Sweepstakes Winners, Blue Coconuts, Nina and the Travelers, Sombati, Backseat Molly (sub), Lennon Page Band, The Folk Boy Orchestra (www.woodsongs.com), hired gun-will travel, Polly Moller, Rusticators, Shine-ola, Momma Tried, HeckovaJob
    Previously Owned Gear:
    1969 P-Bass
    2001 Fender Jazz Bass "'60s Classic" Lindy Fralin pups/BAII
    1991 Fender MIJ 1951 RI P-bass
    2006 Lakland 4-String 44-01 Natural Ash
    2002 Eminence 4-String (loaned from Woodsongs)
    1965 Kay Double Bass
    1970 Fender P-Bass Fretless (loaned)
    1969 Fender P-Bass
    1969 Fender Jazz Bass
    1967 Guild Starfire Hollowbody Bass (sunburst)
    1964 (Japanese) Kingston Bass (tobacco burst)

    Amplifiers and Speaker Cabinets:
    BBE BMax Pre-Amp
    Art Tube channel Preamp (wow!)
    Crest CA-6
    SWR 350 watt amplifier
    Carvin R1000 series III 1000 watt bass amp
    SWR Goliath II - 4x10 and foster horn, 8 ohm
    SWR Son of Bertha - 1x15 and foster horn, 8 ohm
    SWR Goliath III, Jr. - 2x10 and foster horn, 8 ohm
    SWR Workingman's 15 combo, 12 combo
    Peavey TNT 150 combo
    Acoustic 301 1x18 bass cabinet
    1969 Marshall major (200 watt 8x12) Amp and Cabs
    1967 Fender Dual Showman (2x15 D140Fs)
    1966 Vox Essex Bass Amp--borrowed other vox bass amps
    1965 Fender Bassman 2x12 (loaned)
    1965 Epiphone Constellation EA72 (loaned)
    Fender Steel Flatwounds (all gauges)
    GHS Boomers
    Barge Concepts Compressor
    Tech21 Bass Compactor compressor
    G.A.S. List:
    New Carved Upton Professor Upright
    Fishman Fullcircle Pickup
    Influences and Teachers:
    Paul Chambers
    Yuka Tadano
    Ray Brown
    Scott Lafaro
    Dave Holland
    Miroslav Vitous
    James Jamerson
    Duck Dunn
    Max Bennet
    Roy "Junior" Huskey
    Norbert Putnam
    Charlie McCoy
    Rick Danko
    Jaco Pastorius
    Bunny Brunel
    Marcus Miller
    Dave Pomeroy
    Michael Manring
    George Perle
    Hobbies and Interests:
    music composition and music education


    Fender CS '60s Jazz Relic Duo-Tone
    Mesa M9/Epifani UL1 410
    Anchak-built fEARful (15/6/1) x 2, 15sub