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Rochester, NY


from Rochester, NY

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  • About

    Rochester, NY
    Current Setup:
    4 Strings:
    -Lakland Skyline 44-01 Deluxe
    -Epiphone Jack Casady Signature
    -1980 G&L L-2000
    -Warmoth/Squier Fretless Jazz Bass (Warmoth Neck/Squier Body)
    -ESP LTD Vintage 204

    5 Strings:
    -Schecter Diamond P5 Custom
    -SX Jazz-style w/EMGs and Schaeller bridge

    -Knilling Flat Back (3/4 size)

    -Markbass 1x12 combo (w/Mark 2 head)
    -Markbass Mark 2 head
    -1x15 Extension Cab
    -2x10 Extension Cab
    Favorite Genres:
    Funk, R&B, Prog, Rock
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    The Beaumonts, Fringe City, John Oliver and the Distinguished (J.O.D.), The Charlie Mitchell Combo, various freelance studio work at Blackdog and GFI studios. I play at Waterstreet Music Hall, The Lovin Cup, Downstairs Caberet Theater, and various Festivals and Farmer's Markets throughout Western NY.,
    Previously Owned Gear:
    -ESP B-Series 5 string
    -Music Man Stingray 5 String
    -Multiple Fender Jazz/Precision basses (4 and 5 string)
    -Squier Classic Vibe/Vintage Modified Jazz Bass
    -Kramer Spector
    G.A.S. List:
    Gear not within my range:
    -Any Lakland Bass (4 string, 5 string, Fretless, doesn't matter, I love these basses)!
    -Sadowsky Jazz Style 4 string

    Gear within my reach:
    -Schecter Model T
    -KSD 5 String Jazz Bass
    Influences and Teachers:
    Rochester peeps
    -Ralph Ortiz (Rest in Peace)
    -Chris Matheos
    -Fred Stone
    -John Gucci
    -Brad Johnson
    -Mark Terrenova
    -Malcolm Kirby Jr.

    -Tony Levin
    -Chuck Rainey
    -Mike Gordon
    -Justin Chancellor
    -Jeff Ament
    -Matt Freeman
    -Mike Mills
    -Andy Rourke
    -Jaco (especially his stuff with Joni Mitchell)
    -Victor Wooten (or course)
    -Les Claypool (of course)
    -Flea (of course)
    -Geddy Lee (of course)
    -Paul McCartney (or course)
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Graphic Design, currently at R.I.T. for Packaging Science.