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songwriter21
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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    August 30
    Location:
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Occupation:
    Bassist
    Current Setup:
    '15 Roscoe SKB Standard Plus 5 (ash w/ myrtle top, pau ferro board)
    '12 Roscoe SKB Standard Plus 5 (ash w/ pommele bubinga top, maple board)
    Gallien Krueger 1001RB-II
    Schroeder 1210PL
    Markbass Traveler 102P cab (backup cab...she's a veteran!)
    Neve RNDI
    Zoom MS60B (backup "amp")
    EWS BMC (backup eq)
    Yamaha NE-1 (backup eq)
    MXR Bass Chorus Deluxe
    Markbass Markstand
    Shure Beta52 cab mic
    Sennheiser EGW IEM G2 in-ear monitor system
    Westone W40 earphones
    Elixir strings
    Hipshot bridges
    Hipshot tuning heads
    Gotoh tuning heads
    Gator rack cases
    SKB instrument cases
    Planet Waves and Mogami cables
    Dunlop straplocks
    Korg and Planet Waves tuners
    Comfort Strapp
    Auralex Gramma
    COUGH DROPS
    Honey
    Lemons
    Greasy food
    Lots of water
    Favorite Genres:
    METAL! And, yes, I'm in a country band. Go figure! :-P
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Chris Higbee
    Previously Owned Gear:
    '14 Bassmods K5
    Warrior DM5 prototype
    '03-'04 Ibanez BTB 5CPD-NTF
    '13 Musicman Big Al 5 SSS
    '14 Musicman Bongo 6 PDN
    '11 Warwick Streamer LX5 "Rusty" (limited run)
    '13 Ibanez BTB 776PB
    '02 Ibanez BTB 1005e Prestige (Japanese)
    80's? Ibanez Roadstar II---my first bass!
    ? Warmoth Gecko 5
    '00-'01 Fender American Jazz Deluxe
    '01 Carvin LB75
    '03 Carvin LB75
    '06 Carvin Icon 6
    '08 Carvin LB75
    '08 Carvin LB75
    '09/10? Carvin LB75A
    '13 Carvin B50
    '14 Carvin X54
    '15 Carvin PB5
    ? US Masters EP5
    '11 US Masters EPi5
    ? Peavey Millenium 5
    ? Peavey Millenium 5 Plus
    '04 Warwick Infinity SN
    '05 Warwick Thumb 6 Broadneck
    '00 Ibanez SR485
    ? Peavey TL-5
    '07 Modulus Q5 w/ Barts, blackstone finish
    Post-'98 Modulus Q5 w/ Barts, amber finish (MISS THIS ONE!!)
    Post-'98 Modulus Q5 w/ EMG's, black cherry finish
    '97/98 Trace Elliot T-Bass 5
    '04 Ibanez SR506 (first year for exotic necks) converted to fretless
    ? Peavey G-V
    ? Peavey G-V
    ? Peavey G-V
    ? Peavey Cirrus 5 (walnut/maple)
    (2) '06 Fender Jazz 24
    '98 G&L L-2500
    '13 G&L L-2500
    '13 ESP B-1005
    '12 ESP B-205SM
    '10 ESP Surveyor 5 (LTD)
    '99 ESP B-204 (my third bass...possibly a fluke...was SOOOO resonant!)
    '00 ESP B-205 (my fourth bass)
    late 90's Washburn XB-200--my second bass!
    (2) late-90's/early 00's Yamaha TRB5
    G.A.S. List:
    GGS (Graphite Guitar Systems) Serpentine 5

    Status Stealth or S2/3 Classic 5

    Darkglass B3K

    Fishman Fission
    Influences and Teachers:
    Cliff Burton
    Geddy Lee
    John Myung
    Tom Scholz
    Mike Rutherford
    Dave LaRue
    Brian Bromberg
    Billy Sheehan
    Jaco Pastorius
    Scott Ambush
    Dave Ellefson
    Steve Harris
    Norm Hoagle
    Tommy Bellin
    Jon Replogle
    Stevie Wonder
    Stuart Zender
    Paul Turner
    Tommy Shannon
    Rex Brown
    Victor Wooten
    Marcus Miller
    Stanley Clarke
    John Entwistle
    Nate Watts
    Roscoe Beck
    Jeff Berlin
    Andy West
    Carl Cadden-James
    Brian Ritchie
    Nathan East
    Disclosures:
    Sponsored by Gallien-Krueger and Hipshot, in a relationship with Roscoe (my heart is aflutter)

    Signature

    A 5-string is THE bass. Why? More bass.

    Club GK #1070