bssist
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bssist

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  • About

    Location:
    St. Louis, MO USA
    Current Setup:
    Ibanez SR800 (x4)
    Self assembled fretless jazz (ebonal w/ stainless rounds)
    Self assembled fretless p/j (rosewood w/ monels)
    GK Backline 600
    Crate BT350 into 410
    Ampeg SVT into EARLY Ampeg 215
    Ampeg B-15 (x2)
    GK RB500 into two Yorkville 210 cabinets
    Pre-CBS Fender Jazz
    Fender Musicmaster (rescued, unplayable from pawn shop & rebuilt)
    Cheap starter BG w/ 2 humbuckers. Self de-fretted & board rounded for arco
    Englehardt EC1 w/ Spiro weich, Marvin TP, realist foil
    Polytone Mini Brute
    Favorite Genres:
    Swing, 60s rock, classic rock, big band, jazz, 70s pop, dixieland, blues
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    various local rock, blues, variety, jazz gigs, FUMC Powerhouse, Gentlemen Bandits Killer Wails, Jamhouse, Shattered Edge, Soul Punch
    G.A.S. List:
    OLD 3/4 db with d neck, lots of character, and awesome tone.
    Carved 3/4 db.
    Pfretszchner aluminum db.
    Influences and Teachers:
    Pat Joyce - piano, various other jazz horn and reed players. Most of my inspiration and style development was gleaned from other instruments, vocals and sounds in general. Combined with my inbred sense of rhythm and counterplay between drums, myself, and other rhythm section players.
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Electronics repair, audio recording engineering. scuba diving, rock climbing

    Signature

    Jazz is not a list of tunes, it's an attitude.