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jonn_
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Occupation:
Orchestra Bassist

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jonn_

Male, 30, from Tokyo, Japan

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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    May 7, 1985 (Age: 30)
    Location:
    Tokyo, Japan
    Occupation:
    Orchestra Bassist
    Current Setup:
    Main
    French Bows by Andre Richaume, Marcel LaPierre
    Paulo Antonio Testore bass (orchestra owned)
    French bass

    Also own but don't use much:
    French Bows by Steven Reiley
    Small German bass labeled Anton Schroeder

    Bass guitars
    Ken Smith BSR5EG Fretless
    Fender jazz
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra
    G.A.S. List:
    Currently on Sue Lipkins' waiting list.

    Interested in Sue Lipkins, Boris Fritsch, Reid Hudson, Jean Grunberger, Fuchs bows; would love a great Vigneron, Sartory, Fetique or EA. Ouchard.

    There are many beautiful Contrabasses I have drooled over - Rocca, Busan, Bergonzi, Maggini.
    Thinking about some day commissioning Daniel Hachez to make a bass...

    As for bass guitar (just a hobby),
    I'd love a Carl Thompson fretless, Anthony Jackson or Matt Garrison Fodera or a Six string fretted Ken Smith.
    Influences and Teachers:
    Teachers - Stephen Lester (Chicago Symphony), Laura Snyder (Milwaukee Symphony)

    Inspiration from
    Hal Robinson, Ed Barker, Klaus Stoll, Jurik Dybal, Paul Ellison, Tim Cobb, Francois Rabbath, Catalin Rotaru

    Ray Brown, Christian McBride, Dave Holland

    Jaco, Gary Willlis, Matthew Garrison, Hadrien Feraud

    David McGill (former Chicago Symphony principal bassoon)
    Janos Starker's phenomenal cello technique.

    many others
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Photography, Bass Guitar, whisky and whiskey.