McGryff
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McGryff

41, from Rochester, NY, USA

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    Birthday:
    Mar 11, 1973 (Age: 41)
    Home Page:
    http://www.ryangriffithbass.com
    Location:
    Rochester, NY, USA
    Current Setup:
    Shen/Strelau 3/4 carved double bass, Upton Bass Brazilwood German bow, Revolution Solo II pickup, Tech 21 SansAmp VT Bass, FDeck HPF-Pre II, Fishman Pro EQ Platinum Bass, Fender Precision, Fender Jazz Fretless, Squier Jazz Bass V, Unnivox 'Lectra, TC Electronic BG250, LaBella Deep Talkin' flatwound strings (BG), D'Addario nylon tapewound strings (BG), Helicore Hybrid strings (DB), Whirlwind Leader cables.
    Favorite Genres:
    Jazz, early blues, Americana, oldtime, bluegrass.
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Genesee Johnny & the River Rats, The Silver Threads (DB/EB), Bill Tiberio & Friends Big Band (DB/EB), various other projects.
    Previously Owned Gear:
    MTD Heir 5-string, SX 5-string Jazz Bass clone, Ampeg B-100R, SWR WM 12, SWR WM 2X10C, SX fretless P-Bass clone.
    G.A.S. List:
    More time & discipline to dedicate to improving my playing. Maybe a 4- or 5-string Stingray-style.
    Influences and Teachers:
    Bass instructors (in no particular order): Gaelen McCormick (Rochester (NY) Philharmonic), Timothy Legler (ESM alum), Jeff Campbell (Eastman School of Music Jazz Bass), and Fred Stone, Jr. (Berklee & ESM alumnus).
    Others influences: Ray Brown, Ron Carter, Dave Holland, Paul Chambers, Chris Wood, Edgar Meyer, Jaco, John Paul Jones, Jamerson, many other double bassists and electric bassists.
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Birds, hiking camping, trombone, cooking, history, Macintosh computers, philosophy

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    AIM:
    gryffdd
    ICQ:
    12337154

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    ~Ryan Griffith
    Shen Owner's Club #40 | Official SansAmp VT-Bass Owners Club #57