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- Current Setup:
Bass guitars: 1973 Rickenbacker 4001; 1991 Fender Precision Bass (MIJ); Rob Allen MB2 (lined fretless); Danelectro "Dano 56" (modified with Kent Armstrong DA-DB pickup); Dearmond Jetstar II (MIK); late 60's Univox "Custom" 335 hollowbody; homemade shortscale bass (body a la Rick 3000) with Lace Bassbar pickup and Airline neck; Danelectro "Dano 63" short scale (replaced neck with fretless); Breedlove Atlas Solo BJ350/CM4 (fretless acoustic); Guild B140E (acoustic).
Double bass: Strunal 3/4 plywood upright bass with David Gage Realist pickup; strung with Thomastic Spirocore red wraps.
EUB: Azola Bug Bass.
Amps: Ampeg PF-50T; Gallien-Krueger MB 200; 1974 Sunn Concert Bass; Hartke B30 combo. Crown XLS 1500 power amp. Raven Labs PHA-1. A few pedals.
Cabs: Barefaced Super Compact; modified Avatar SB-112 (added 6" mid); Genz-Benz STL-8T; homebrew sealed 1x12 with Eminence Beta 12A; early 70s Sunn 215S.
Guitars: early 80's Guild D50NT; mid-late 60's Harmony H165; 1930's no-name tenor guitar; Yamaha Pacifica electric (white on white). And a 'Kentucky' mandolin.
- Favorite Genres:
- No limits, but pretty much not into metal :)
- Gigs and Ensembles:
- Frisky Chestnut (R&B); Lugwrench (classic rock); Pocket (groove); plus pickup and sub gigs.
- Previously Owned Gear:
Basses: 1970 Hagstrom H-II-B; unknown upright bass with a bolted neck repair (the head of the bolt was visible on the fingerboard) and a cracked bassbar, what can I say, it was cheap & got me through many jazz gigs late70s early 80s; 1975 Rickenbacker 3000; 1979 Rickenbacker 3001; Rob Allen Mouse; Hofner Ignition Beatle Bass; 1990's Danelectro Longhorn (MIK); Ibanez AFB-200; Squier VM Precision Bass TB, modified with Dark Star pickup; Yamaha RBX 760; Yamaha SVB reissue. Fender Sonoran SCE Cutaway A/E guitar.
Amps/Cabs: late 60s silverface Fender "Bassman-Amp" with a no-name, horrible 215 guitar cabinet; 1972 Ampeg B-25B with matching 215 cabinet; 1974 Sunn 215S cabinet (one driver was later cannibalized for a homebrew sealed 115 cabinet, which served me well for years); a Kasino something or other amp; Crate BX-100 combo; Gallien-Krueger MB-150; MarkBass LM-II; Euphonic Audio NL-210; Aguilar GS-112; SansAmp RBI; QSC RMX 850 power amp; Thunderfunk TFB550-B.
- G.A.S. List:
- I need bicarb.
- Influences and Teachers:
McCartney; Entwistle; Jack Bruce; Jamerson; Jim Fielder; Chris Squire; Mel Schacher; John Paul Jones; Rocco Prestia; Chuck Rainey; Bootsy Collins; Michael Rhodes; Brian Wilson. Ron Carter; Jimmy Garrison; Ray Brown. J.S. Bach; Duke Ellington; Stevie Wonder; Robert Johnson; Johnny Cash; and the Carter Family (Mother Maybelle rocks those low notes).
Teachers: My late father. And I've studied (a little) with Harvie S.
- Hobbies and Interests:
- See above.