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chrose1201
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chrose1201

from Upstate NY

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  • About

    Location:
    Upstate NY
    Current Setup:
    I got rid of my bass gear a long time ago, but am restocking now.
    Favorite Genres:
    For bass it would be Motown, Progressive and smooth jazz
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Nothing at the moment
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Gibson Thunderbird, Cerwin Vega double scoop 18" with a front loaded 12", Music Man 150W head. Fender Reissue 1951 P-Bass, P Bass special, Fender fretless, Ibanez SR370EF fretless
    G.A.S. List:
    Older 60's Fender P'Bass (An Alembic would be nice and so would a Rick!)
    Influences and Teachers:
    Paul McCartney, Chris Squire, J.P.Jones, James Jamerson, Ralphe Armstrong, JACO, Nathan Watts, etc...
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Guitar and cooking
    I have been playing guitar and bass since 1973. In my first band we had 2 guitar players so I was the one that transitioned, but then I was always drawn. Steve Vai once said he was drawn to guitar because of the white pigtail cord on Danny Partridges bass. I was drawn to the tuning keys on a relatives Fender bass. So for several years I went back and forth between bass and guitar. In the 80's I played in an 80's band (which back then was also known as a Top 40 band ;) ) I was also the lead guitarist in an original band 10-12 that placed second in a regional battle of the bands and received airplay on the east coast. That sadly ended with a fizzle...in 1991 my son was born and I played dad for the next 13 years until he became a teen and I got the itch again. I got new equipment and joined a very well known show/party band. They in this case told me that they needed guitar more than bass. So for the last 8 years or so I have been playing guitar for two different show bands, and once again I am getting the itch to return to bass playing. When I watched the Jaco documentary it convinced me. So once again I am immersing myself in the finest bass playing videos and can't wait to jump ship and start playing bass again in a band!