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    Current Setup:
    12 Warmoth Gecko 5-string fretless basses, with various woods and pickups
    Fender Squier "classic vibe" 50's style P-bass (Tele)
    Carvin LB75F fretless bass with Lane Poor pickups and Aguilar pre-amp
    DeArmond Ashbory
    Carvin B800 amplifier
    Acme Low-B1 and Low-B2 speakers
    Zaolla cables
    Favorite Genres:
    A bit of just about everything.
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    None at the moment.
    Previously Owned Gear:
    SWR vintage amp (SM-400) and cabinets (2x10, 2x12, 4x8)
    SWR "Mr. Tone" EQ
    Trace Elliot "V-Type" tube pre-amp
    Zon Legacy Elite Special 5-string bass
    Modulus Quantum 5 "Sweet Spot" 5-string fretless bass (with Lane Poor pickup)
    Ibanez SR1206TK Soundgear 6-string bass, converted to fretless, EMG pickups and electronics
    Warwick Corvette 5-string bass
    G.A.S. List:
    A good 5-string P-bass equivalent.
    Influences and Teachers:
    Pop/Rock: Geddy Lee, Tony Levin, Dean Dinnings, Jimmy Johnson, Guy Pratt, Pino Palladino
    Prog/Metal: John Myung, Colin Edwin, Shunji Saegusa, Ray Shulman
    Jazz/Fusion: Gary Willis, Steve Rodby, Michael Manring, Kai Eckhardt

    I've never had any lessons in electric bass. I did play classical violin for 10 years as a child, which include some experience with double bass. I also took some acoustic guitar lessons in high school. Otherwise, I am self-taught. I have lost most of my background in music theory and gained the ability to play by ear. I learned bass by playing along with the "classic rock" stations on the radio.


    fretless bass, passive pickups, raw exotic woods
    Warmoth Club #51 - Warmoth Gecko Club #2 - Oregon Bassist Club #51