Alper Yilmaz
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Mar 16, 1969 (Age: 55)
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Istanbul, Turkey
Musician / Economist

Alper Yilmaz

55, from Istanbul, Turkey

ber Mar 17, 2017

Alper Yilmaz was last seen:
Apr 24, 2024 at 10:27 AM
    1. Alper Yilmaz
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  • About

    Mar 16, 1969 (Age: 55)
    Home Page:
    Istanbul, Turkey
    Musician / Economist
    Current Setup:
    B a s s e s

    - Alper Yilmaz Signature Model 5-string headless bass by Erkan Sizarlar with Nordstrand Fat Stacks
    - Alper Yilmaz Signature Model 5-string fretless headless bass by Erkan Sizarlar with a Nordstrand Big Splits pickup
    - Fender '73 Jazz Bass
    - Fodera Custom Imperial 5-string bass with a Seymour Duncan Dual-Coil pickup
    - Fodera Custom Imperial 5-string headless bass with a Seymour Duncan Dual-Coil pickup
    - Warmoth Precision Bass with Arcane 65 Experience pickup
    - Warmoth/Hosco Precision Bass with Lollar regular wound pickup

    A m p s / S p e a k e r s

    - Acoustic Image amplifiers
    - Bergantino amps and speakers
    - Millennia Media preamps
    - Trickfish amps and preamps

    S t r i n g s / C a b l e s

    - Fodera strings
    - Vovox instrument and speaker cables
    - DH Labs speaker cables

    E f f e c t s / O t h e r

    - A-Designs Audio REDDI Tube Direct Box
    - Aguilar Agro Bass Overdrive, Filter Twin Dual Envelope Filter
    - API Audio TranZformer LX Bass Pedal
    - Blackstar Dept. 10 Boost
    - Boomerang III Phrase Sampler
    - Boss OC-2 Octave
    - Carl Martin Honey-Comp Compressor
    - Custom Audio Electronics V-Comp Tube Compressor
    - Effectrode PC-2A Tube Compressor
    - Electro-Harmonix Freeze
    - Empress Bass Compressor
    - FEA Labs Dual-Band Distortion
    - Ibanez TS-9 Tube Screamer
    - Lehle Little Lehle Looper Switcher
    - Loop-Master Effect Loop/Switcher
    - Markbass Compressore
    - Mesa/Boogie Subway Bass DI-Preamp
    - Moog Music MF Delay, MF Ring, MF-102 Ring Modulator, MF-105M MIDI MuRF
    - MXR M-135 Smart Gate Noise Gate, M-280 Vintage Bass Octave, M-288 Bass Octave Deluxe
    - Origin Effects Cali76 Compact Bass
    - Peterson Strobe Tuners StroboPlus HD, StroboClip HD, iStroboSoft
    - Radial Bigshot I/O
    - Red Panda Radius Ring Modulator/Frequency Shifter
    - Sonic Research Turbo Tuner ST-200
    - Source Audio Collider Delay+Reverb
    - Subdecay Noise Box
    - t.c. electronic PolyTune, Hall of Fame Reverb, FlashBack Delay, ND-1 Nova Delay, Ditto X2 Looper Pedal, Ditto+ Looper Pedal
    - Telefunken TDA-1 Active DI Box
    - Trickfish Minnow Preamp
    - UAFX Golden Reverberator, Starlight Echo Station, Teletronix Model LA-2A Compressor
    - xotic EP Booster
    - ZVEX Ringtone Ring Modulator
    Previously Owned Gear:
    B A S S E S
    - Alleva Coppolo LG5 Classic Supreme
    - F Bass BN5
    - Fender Custom Shop '59 Precision Bass Relic
    - Fender Jazz Bass Fretless
    - Fender '70 Mustang Bass
    - Fodera Matthew Garrison Signature Model 5-string bass with Seymour Duncan Dual-Coils
    - Yamaha TRB-5P
    - Various self-made Jazz Basses

    A M P S / C O M B O S
    - Bergantino IP112
    - Roland Cube 100
    - SWR Workingman's 15

    A M P S / H E A D S
    - Acoustic Image Clarus Series I
    - Acoustic Image Clarus Series II
    - Acoustic Image Focus Series III
    - Aguilar TH350
    - Epifani UL-502
    - Genz-Benz Streamliner 900
    - Marantz MA-1600 mono power amplifier
    - SWR SM-900
    - Walter Woods Ultra-Hi Power

    P R E A M P S
    - Aguilar DB659
    - EBS MicroBass II
    - Sadowsky Preamp
    - Sadowsky Preamp/Headphone Amp
    - Tech21 VT Bass

    S P E A K E R S
    - Aguilar GS112
    - Aguilar GS410
    - Bag End S15-D
    - Bag End S15X-D
    - Bergantino AE112
    - Bergantino HT112
    - Euphonic Audio The Wizzy 10
    - SWR Goliath III 4x10
    - SWR Workingman's 2x10
    Influences and Teachers:
    I N F L U E N C E S
    - Jaco Pastorius
    - Matt Garrison
    - John Patitucci
    - Scott LaFaro
    - Jimmy Garrison
    to name but a few...

    T E A C H E R S
    - Matt Garrison (jazz music theory and bass)
    - John Patitucci (at the workshop level)
    - Antonio Hart - Queens College Aaron Copland School of Music (improvisation)
    - Michael Mossman - Queens College Aaron Copland School of Music (arrangement and composition)
    - Steve Rochinski - Berklee College of Music (reharmonization techniques)
    - Garry Dial - Manhattan School of Music (improvisation)
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Has a B.Sc. in industrial engineering, an M.A. in economics, and Ph.D. in agricultural and resource economics... Interested in political science, architecture, history, and arts...
    Albums as a leader:
    - Different City, Different Mood (2015)
    - Over the Clouds (2010)
    - Clashes (2007)

    Album as a co-leader:
    - Bir ┼×eyler Eksik (2019)

    Quite a few more albums and recordings as a sideman and producer...
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