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Oct 20, 2010
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Gallatin, Tennessee
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  • About

    Gallatin, Tennessee
    Bass player
    Current Setup:
    1994 Warwick Fortress One 5-string. Swamp Ash body and Wenge neck.
    2008 Warwick Corvette $$ 5-string. Two Music Man humbuckers. active or passive. Swamp Ash body, Ovangkol neck, Wenge fingerboard.
    Pro-built Compression Pedal
    Fdeck HPF filter
    GK MB500 Fusion. (miked w/Sony Beta 52A or sent DI to FOH)
    GK 550 Fusion. ditto
    GK 212 II NEO cab.
    Favorite Genres:
    Blues - Funk - Lite Jazz
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Chicago style Blues - Contemporary Christian - R&B/Funk
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Hofner Beatle Bass (1966), Hofner solid-body bass (1964), Framus FretJet thin-line hollow body electric guitar, Framus Caravelle double cut-away electric bass, Silvertone guitar (1963), Framus Americana hollow-body guitar, Fender Mustang, Fender P-bass (1967), Gibson SG (1968), Fender p-bass (1978), Ovation 12-string (1971), Gretch Country Gentleman (1967), various used Fender, Peavey, and other assorted P- and J- basses (1980 - 2002). Standell (2), Ampeg, Ecolette, Selmer, Vox, another Ampeg, Fender, G-K, and a few others I vaguely remember.
    Influences and Teachers:
    Chris Squire, Paul McCartney, Tim Bogart, Larry McRae
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Photoshop manipulation (I can make you look good - but can't make you sound good!) and historical cartography (I have over 600 maps copyrighted in the USA!)
    Grew up in Germany, moved to the USA in 1967. Moved to China in 2000 and back to the USA in 2010. So I guess I've played guitar and bass in a lot of places.


    "Yeah I'm old - but I got to see all the good bands!"