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    Current Setup:
    Edmund Paulus double bass, 3/4, probably late 1800s/early 1900s
    Fender Tony Franklin Fretless P (sunburst), probably 2010
    Fender American Standard Precision, '80s
    Epifani UL 502
    Epifani UL-112
    Favorite Genres:
    jazz, rock, jamband, blues, funk, world music and a bunch more
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Acme Jazz Garage (2011-present) Trio Vibe (2007-present), Guava Orchestra (jazz quintet, 2015), Jump Kings (blues, 2015), lead various jazz groups, occasionally play with P&W Band at South Tampa Fellowship, occasional sub with TomKats Big Band and others; Ghetto Love Sugar (inactive),
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Markbass CMD 121p
    Fender Tony Franklin Fretted P (amber gold), 2011
    Markbass LMII
    Lakland Skyline DJ4 (natural), 2009
    Lakland Skyline Joe Osborn (sunburst), 2006
    Epifani UL-410, Series 1
    Fender Geddy Lee Jazz (b/w), probably 2009
    Lakland 55-02 Deluxe (sunburst/maple), 2006
    Fender Jaco Sig Fretless Jazz
    Lakland 44-02 (natural/maple)
    Lakland 44-02 Deluxe (cherryburst/rosewood), 2007
    GK MB-210, 2010
    GK MB-212, 2010
    Fender Marcus Miller 4 (natural/maple), 1998
    KSD Proto-J 5 string, 2007-ish
    Lakland 55-02 (sunburst/maple), 2007
    Eden Nemesis NA-650
    Epifani NYC T-112
    Polytone Minibrute III, circa '70s
    Fretless hybrid - Fender Jazz Special MIJ neck, with Fender Jazz body, circa mid-'80s
    EB MusicMan Stingray (natural/maple), circa late '80s
    Ampeg BA-210HP combo
    Fender Victor Bailey Signature Acoustic Electric
    Fender Precision Fretless
    Hagstrom Fretless (red)
    Fender Telecaster, circa 1974
    Peavey Foundation, '80s
    Ampeg 610
    GK 800RB
    SWR Baby Blue, circa 1993
    Roland combo
    Traynor head and 2x10 cab
    G.A.S. List:
    various 4,5, 6ers, fretted and fretless: Fodera, Modulus, F Bass, Sadowsky, Lakland, Roscoe, Yamaha (John Patitucci model), Alembic, Pedulla (Pentabuzz)
    Influences and Teachers:
    electric -- Stanley Clarke, John Patitucci, Jeff Berlin, Victor Wooten, Steve Swallow, Victor Bailey, Anthony Jackson, Les Claypool, Richard Bona, Flea, Phil Lesh, Peter Cetera
    fretless -- Jaco, Bunny Brunel, Kai Eckhardt, Mark Egan
    upright -- Ray Brown, Ron Carter, Stanley Clarke, Charlie Haden, John Patitucci, Brian Bromberg, Dave Holland, Scott LaFaro, Eddie Gomez, Paul Chambers, NHOP, James Singleton, Scott Colley, Chris Wood, Walter Booker, Rufus Reid, Miroslav Vitous, George Mraz
    Hobbies and Interests:
    music/film journalism, fiction writing, digital photography
    not a rocket scientist, but I play one on TV