maxito
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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Home page:
    http://www.maxbass.com
    Location:
    Maryland
    Occupation:
    Musician
    Current Setup:
    Upton Concord Model - a Prescott inspired fully carved DB with removable neck.
    Shen SB90 - All weather upright :)
    Tobias Classic 5-string EB(1988)
    Yamaha Silent Bass SLB 200 (EUB) w/Fishman Full Circle Pickup
    Travis Bean 4-string EB (w/Imron) - 1978
    Genz Benz 6.0 12T Shuttle combo
    Genz Benz 3.0-10T Shuttle Combo
    Genz Benz GBE600
    Genz Benz NEOX 210T
    SWR SM400
    SWR Goliath Junior 2x10
    Fishman Platinum-Pro EQ/DI
    Radial Tonebone Bassbone
    MBrace
    Boss ME50B

    More stuff listed @ http://maxbass.com/tools-of-the-trade.htm
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    MARS 4-Tet, Blackman Murray Russo, Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet, Suede. Past tenure with Afro Bop Alliance, Sin Miedo, Nation, etc.... Also freelance work mostly in the mid-Atlantic area - Jazz, R&B, AfroCuban, Salsa, Brazilian.
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Rumano Solano 1993 Panormo model
    Kay Bass
    Clevinger EUB (Keyhole model)
    Steinberger XL5
    Alembic Series 1
    Gibson EB3
    SWR Goliath 4x10
    David Gage Czech Ease Travel Bass
    Hartke Kickback 12
    David Gage realist Pickup
    EBS MicroBass II
    Ampeg B15
    Polytone Mini Brute III
    G.A.S. List:
    Ampeg Baby Bass
    Ray Ramirez Baby Bass
    Influences and Teachers:
    Here's a lengthy - but incomplete list of influential bass players:

    Gary King, Chuck Rainey, George Moyer, Larry Wolfe, Jaco, Eddie Gomez, Eddie Safranski, Percy Heath, Oscar Pettiford, Ray Brown, Ron Carter, Ralph Armstrong, Nathan East, Leland Sklar, Stanley Clarke, Charles Mingus, John Patitucci, Mark King, Larry Graham, Randy Jackson, Percy Heath, Steve Rodby, Christian McBride, James Jamerson, John Heard, George Mraz, Tom Barney, Marcus Miller, Jimmy Haslip, Flim Johnson, Bootsy Collins, Victor Wooten, Rufus Reid, Lynn Seaton, Israel Cachao Lopez, Will Lee, Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Andy Gonzalez, Verdine White, Gary Grainger, Dave Holland, Nils Henning Orsted Pedersen, Scott LaFaro, Scott Colley, Jeff Berlin, John Clayton, Lincoln Goines, Jay Leonhart, Paul McCartney, Geddy Lee, Mark Dresser, Anthony Jackson, Mark Helias, Rocco Prestia, Glen Moore, Milt Hinton, Oscar Stagnaro, Buster Williams, Doug Wimbish, Steve Swallow, Charlie Haden, Dave Pomeroy, Tony Banda, Richard Bona, Marc Johnson, Roscoe Beck, Bill Laswell, Eberhard Weber, Keter Betts, Slam Stewart, Major Holley, Tony Levin, Edgar Meyer, Francois Rabbath.

    And since influence is derived from non-bassists too, here's a similarly lengthy, but incomplete list of other influential musicians :

    Louis Armstrong, Bill Evans, John Coltrane, Chick Corea, Mozart, Bach, Vivaldi, Scriabin, Stan Kenton, Danny Kaye, Yellowjackets, Michael Brecker, Oregon, Djavan, Manny Oquendo, Miles Davis, Poncho Sanchez, Don Grolnick, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn, Frank Zappa, Ornette Coleman, Gary Burton, Shirley Horn, Tom Waits, Patrick Moraz, Art Blakey, Joe Sample, Pam Bricker, Pat Metheny, Tom Harrell, Bobby McFerrin, Claus Ogerman, John Scofield, Joni Mitchell, Kenny Werner, Prince, Manfredo Fest, Steely Dan, Mark Murphy, Gino Vannelli, Stevie Wonder, Burt Bacharach, Thelonious Monk, and of course, Shooby Taylor :)
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Family, Baseball,Wine,Baseball,Politics, Baseball, Web Design, Baseball. Did I mention, Baseball?

    Signature

    Latin Grammy - Mejor Album de Jazz Latino 2008
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