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The Process IS the Reward!, Male, from Syracuse NY
Keeping That Same Old Feeling since 1979! Sep 30, 2016
- Brother Goose was last seen:
- Viewing thread Dingwall NG2/Combustion 5-string Metallic Black, Apr 21, 2018 at 7:58 PM
- July 18
- Home Page:
- Syracuse NY
- Farmer-Student-Massage Therapist-Bassist
- Current Setup:
Warmoth Gecko 6 strings. (Fretted maple/ash- fretless ebony/koa), Warmoth Gecko 5 string- Pau Ferro/Alder- Seymour Duncan 18v MM
Carvin HD3000 w GK Plex preamp. fEARFUL 12/6 cube, JBL Thiele 15, 1980's Peavey Mark VI
- Favorite Genres:
- Funk, Soul, R&B, Gospel, Reggae, Indian Classical, 70's Fusion, Disco, Old School Hip-Hop, and "other".
- Gigs and Ensembles:
- The Nasty Truth (funk), Hoffmann Family Band (classic R&B), SUNY Oswego Latin Jazz Ensemble, Various churches, studio/sub work.
- Previously Owned Gear:
- Fender P (81 usa), Alembic Persuader 5, Franken-Fender Fretless PJ, Modulus Quantum 5, Ken Smith BT 6, KSD 705, Peavey Millenium 5,1979 Ibanez Musician, Warwick Streamer Pro-M Fretless 5, g&l sb-2, Ibanez SDGR 506, Ibanez GSR w EMGs, and Memphis P bass
- G.A.S. List:
Ken Smith BSR 6 string
Fretless Zon 5/6 string
Sadowsky Modern 5
ACG Singlecut 5/6 string
Darkglass 2700 (planning ahead)
fEARFUL cabs (especially a 1566)
4x4 conversion van (Mystery Machine), roadie, time-machine, and a wealthy benefactor!
- Influences and Teachers:
- Papa, Mama, My local gurus (Gary Goal, Devery Battle, Andy Jordan, Steve Winston), James Brown/Bootsy, Stanley, Jaco, Louis Johnson, Daryl Pugh, Ian Stewart, Rocco, Verdine, Byron Miller, Gary King, Chuck Rainey, Marcus, Bunny B (technique), Paul Jackson (what a groove), Kim Clarke (attitude), Sade, Jamiroquai, Victor Wooten (mostly his wonderful shining personality) and all of the great bassists from Motown/Stax/Sun/Muscle Shoals and countless hits from the past.
- Hobbies and Interests:
- Bow hunting/archery, farming (grass fed beef and heirloom vegetables), fitness/self-defense, forestry/land management, dancing, tequila, cooking, spiritual growth, and being the best Husband/Brother/Son possible!
- God Is Love
- Available for Instruction?:
- Bass Guitar Instruction
In the immortal words of my Mama:
- Teaching Credentials:
- I have a 15 min. method that takes a lifetime to master! (Free to all TB members)
"Play the spaces, Son"
"Don't fool the dancers"
"The band sounded great once I shot a couple fingers off the bass player."