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Count Bassie
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May 27, 2017 at 5:57 AM
Jun 10, 2006
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Smithfield, RI
Carpenter, musician

Count Bassie

Male, from Smithfield, RI

It's about time for another warning I guess... May 3, 2017

Count Bassie was last seen:
May 27, 2017 at 5:57 AM
    1. Count Bassie
      Count Bassie
      It's about time for another warning I guess...
    2. Count Bassie
      Count Bassie
      Say something meaningful.
    3. Count Bassie
      Count Bassie
      Sick of it all, but enthusiastic anyway.
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  • About

    Smithfield, RI
    Carpenter, musician
    Current Setup:
    Hamer Cruisebass ('83- thanks Brett7276!);
    Johnson/Squier P-Bass;
    Czech plywood 3/4-scale upright...
    Epiphone T-Bird Pro...

    Amp Stuff...
    Yamaha PB-1;
    Trace Elliot AH300, Series 6;
    Crate BT-350;
    SWR SM400;
    Sunn 215;
    Peavey Pro 810...

    Pedal jig:
    Little red A/B/Y box;
    Dogtone Bass Fuzz;
    SansAmp VT pedal;
    Un-named/un-marked looper box w/ feedback toggle. I like this one. But I don't use any pedals.
    Favorite Genres:
    Ragged fusion, funk, rock, reggae, punk. And blues. Just mostly ragged...
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Roots Reaction, reggae. Gorilla Suit, Ragged prog-punk/escapades. 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) 4001s Rickenbacker bass; 3) MM Stingray or Sabre, or G&L L-1000; 4) Wishbass fretless; 5) Old SVT head; 6) Alembic Series-I or Distillate, Midnight Blue or Walnut top, med scale; 7) Gibson Ripper... wait, there'll be more...
    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.



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

    Thunderbird Club #552
    The Official Short Scale Bass Club #157
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