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Count Bassie
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Smithfield, RI
Carpenter, musician

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Count Bassie

Male, from Smithfield, RI

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Sometimes it's the destination... Sep 23, 2018

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      Sometimes it's the destination...
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      Bass player.
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      Unshapely Thunderous Object
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      It's about time for another warning I guess...
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      Say something meaningful.
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      Sick of it all, but enthusiastic anyway.
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  • About

    Smithfield, RI
    Carpenter, musician
    Current Setup:
    Hamer Cruisebass ('83- thanks Brett7276!);
    Squier-II/Vint Mod Jaguar;
    Epi Blackbird/Goth Club Weapon;
    Czech plywood 3/4-scale upright...

    Amp Stuff...
    *Trace Elliot AH250SMX;
    *Acoustic 370;
    *SWR Basic Black/Basic 2-Way stack...
    *DIY'd EAW slant 410, modified to a 210 cab.

    Pedal jig...
    *Dogtone Bass Fuzz, never use it;
    *SansAmp VT pedal, hardly ever use it;
    *Un-named/un-marked looper box w/ feedback toggle, never use it;
    *Boss C5 chorus pedal, I use that one.
    Favorite Genres:
    Ragged fusion, funk, rock, reggae, punk. And blues. Just mostly ragged...
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Plan 9, psyche rock. Roots Reaction, reggae. Gener80r, 80s pop tribute thing. And whatever scraps I can pick up for gigs.
    Previously Owned Gear:
    SWR Goliath II cab; Henry the 8x8; Acoustic 370/301; Trace Elliot AH 200 GP-11, 200GP7SM, 250GP12SMX; Trace Elliot cabs; Guild/Hartke 410, Rickie basses, Peavey TNT-100, Ampeg V4B, Crest CA9, FA901, Peavey 8.5-C, Carvin Pro-Bass 200, Kustom 215 cab, Fender Jazz (a couple over the years), Fender P-Bass, Gibson EB-0, Hamer Cruisebass (first series).
    G.A.S. List:
    1)10-string touch-board bass; 2) 4001 Rickenbacker bass; 3) Wishbass fretless; 4) Alembic Series-I or Distillate, Midnight Blue or Walnut top, med scale length; 5) Kubicki Ex-Factor.
    Influences and Teachers:
    John Paul-Jones; Stanley Clark; Chris Squire; Jack Bruce; Wally Voss (Ft Lauderdale scene, 80s); Ray Harris (Miami scene, 80s); John Neves (Berklee); Boz Burrel; John Entwhistle; Phil Lynott; Marco Pettit (Miami scene, 80s); Cisco (Miami reggae scene, 90s); Glenn Quader (Miami, 90s); Richard Price (country); John Florence (Plan 9); Glenn Cornick;
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Education, theater, carpentry, inventing ways to not buy stuff...
    Available for Instruction?:
    • Bass Guitar Instruction
    Teaching Credentials:
    1 1/2 at Berklee Boston, taught private in-home lessons in Miami in the 90s, at Frets Music in Westerly RI, Ross Music in Warwick RI.
    I play bass. I dig recording, writing music, writing in general... Family man. I like hoppy beer, women are beautiful, playing the bass is, with few exceptions, the most meaningful thing I think I do.

    Thunderbird Club #552;
    Acoustic Club #424;
    Official Shortscale Bass Club #157.



    "Whatever we do, it is what it is, and we do it."
    -The Grubs. :bassist:

    Thunderbird Club #552
    Team Trace Elliot #269
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