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steve_rolfeca

from London, Ontario, Canada

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  • About

    Location:
    London, Ontario, Canada
    Current Setup:
    Basses:
    Dingwall ABZ-5. Honey Amberburst w/Maple fingerboard. No mods. Delivered Sept. 2013. 8lb even.

    Squier Vintage Modified Precision V, Olympic white. Hipshot ultralight tuners (licensed), back of neck smoothed and de-glossed, modified bridge saddles. Purchased Dec. 26, 2013. 8lb 6oz.

    Self-made 5-string singlecut neck-through, maple/bubinga/ebony, Passive with Dingwall FD3-5a pickups, volume/4-way rotary pickup selector/passive tone, Gotoh locking bridge and tuners, D'Addario nickel rounds. Completed in the spring of 1994. 9lb 14oz.

    Ibanez ATK 305 5-string, w/EMG active blend and a second ATK pickup in the neck position, D'Addario Nickel rounds. Over 10lb.

    Fender MIM Jazz V, with Duncan QP pickups, Audere preamp. 10lb 5oz.

    Live signal chain:
    Shure PGXD 900MHz digital wireless
    Ernie Ball 25K Jr volume pedal
    Turbo Tuner ST-200
    Diamond BCP-1 Bass Compressor
    Radial JDI
    George L, Yorkville, home-made, and Planet Waves cables
    Gallien-Kreuger MB800 and MB200 heads
    AudioKinesis Thunderchild 112 AF w/tiltback foot
    G-K MB110 combo

    Other bass gear:
    Zoom MS-60B multi-effect pedal
    TC Ditto Looper
    Flite 103W 3-way single-10 cab
    Eminence Alpha 10 in a small sealed wedge
    ART Tube MP
    Home-made tube preamp, modded Alembic F-1X circuit
    DBX 163 compressor
    Steinberg UR44 USB audio interface
    Apogee Jam USB audio interface
    iPad 2, iPhone 5

    In Ear:
    Wired: Behringer 802 mini-mixer, SM57 for FOH and ambient sound, XLR gender-benders for wired backfeed through snake
    Wireless: Sennheiser 300 series transmitter and belt pack
    Shure 425se ear buds

    Guitar:
    2009 PRS McCarty
    Karol maple/sitka grand concert
    Karol mahogany/sitka baritone
    Modded Marsh 5E3 tweed deluxe w/Weber 12A125-O
    Modded VHT Special 6 combo w/Celestion G10
    Barber LTD SR overdrive
    Behringer PB100 clean boost and EQ pedal
    Line 6 POD XT Live w/collector and bass packs
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Kathryn Marquis Band, The Response Initiative Band, Agape Fellowship house Band, Marcel Brissette trio, Forest City Destiny Church. Various venues between Sarnia and Brantford, Ontario, Canada.
    Previously Owned Gear:
    AMPS:
    Bose L1 system
    Carver PM1.5 power amp
    Eden Nemesis ENX260 solid-state head
    1959 Fender tweed bassman
    Fender Rad Bass practice amp
    Furman PQ-3 preamp
    Gibson Les Paul 200w solid-state bass amp
    G-K MB200
    Marshall Anniversary 300w sold-state head
    Roland 120-watt pushbutton head
    Sunn Coliseum head
    SWR Studio 220 head, Workingmans 10 combo
    Traynor Mono Bloc, Bloc 250, YBA-1 heads
    Yamaha PB1 preamp

    CABS:
    Acme Low B2 cab (series II)
    Ampeg PB210H Portabass cab
    Homemade Thiele cab w/EVM-15B and piezo tweeters
    Kroth TL606 cabs, EVM-15B and 15L
    Kroth TL806 cabs, used for bi-amp setup w/12L
    Kroth JBL sugar scoop bins, loaded with either JBL's, or EVM-15B's
    Peavey Scorpion single 15 cab

    BASSES:
    Baldwin Vibroslim
    Carvin LB75F 5-string fretless
    Cort GB-75
    DeArmond Ashbory "rubber bass"
    Epiphone El Capitan 4-string ABG, Viola bass
    Fender '64 P-bass, 2002 American Deluxe P-bass 5-string, 2006 Fender American Vintage '62 P-bass
    Hagstrom Concord
    Harmony H-27
    Peavey Grind NTB 6-string
    Samick pointy-head 5-string
    Squier Deluxe Active Jazz 5-string, Vintage Modified Precision Bass V, VM fretless Jazz modded with threaded saddles, Dimarzio Area J's, CV 60's fretted P-bass neck.

    Pedals and Effects:
    Yamaha NE-1 and Roland 10 band graphic EQ's
    Boss, Ibanez TS-808, T-Rex Mudhoney overdrives
    EH Big Muff, Fuzz Face fuzzes
    Empress ParaEQ
    MXR M87 Bass Compressor
    Roland Fuzz-Wah
    Morley Volume/Wah
    Boss, Behringer Composer compressors
    TC Electronics SCF, EH Deluxe Memory Man
    various small multi-effects (Digitech, Zoom, Roland, Yamaha)
    Planet Waves pedal tuner

    GUITAR AMPS:
    Traynor Guitarmate, silverface Fender Princeton Reverb and Pro Reverb, Peavey Classic 30, Roland Cube 60, Line 6 Flextone III, Crate V5, Vox AC4TV, VHT Special 6

    IEM's:
    Shure E3 and Klipsch ear buds
    G.A.S. List:
    Nothing serious at the moment.
    Influences and Teachers:
    Brian Bromberg
    Jack Bruce
    Alain Caron
    Rick Danko
    Roger Glover
    Jamerson
    Prakash John
    John Paul Jones
    Greg Lake
    Tony Levin
    John Lodge
    Leo Lyons
    Michael Manring
    McCartney
    Monk Montgomery
    Jordan O'Connor
    Joe Osborne
    Jaco
    Tyran Porter
    Greg Reeves
    Aubrey C. Rolfe (my dad)
    Tommy Shannon
    Leland Sklar
    Chris Squire
    Ray Shulman
    Emmanuel Songsore
    Sting
    Don Thompson
    Trip Wamsley
    Willie Weeks
    Hobbies and Interests:
    audio and recording technology, cycling, photography

    Signature

    Dingwall ABZ-5 : Squier VM Precision V : Shure PGXD Wireless : Turbo Tuner ST-200 : Diamond BCP-1 : Radial JDI : GK MB800/MB200 heads : AudioKinesis TC112AF: modded Fender Rumble 100 V3