David Potts
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Player, teacher and ex-String Examiner (AMEB)

David Potts

Male, from Sydney Australia

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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Sydney Australia
    Occupation:
    Player, teacher and ex-String Examiner (AMEB)
    Current Setup:
    3/4 Gunter Kramer/Wil de Sola bass
    2 French bows by Jeffery Ellis (Australian maker)
    French bow by Roger Jerome
    French bow by Finale (String Emporium)

    7/8 French bass, possibly Xavier Jacquet
    4/4 German bass, no label, about 60 years old
    Favorite Genres:
    Classical
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Freelance gigs in community orchestras, now towards the end of my professional career on bass spanning 56 years so far.
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Lots of basses and bows
    G.A.S. List:
    I wished to finish my career on a smaller bass (3/4 or less) and succeeded. I found Wil's bass.
    Influences and Teachers:
    Chick Denny and Walter Sutcliffe (my first teachers)
    John Gray
    Tom Martin
    Knut Guettler
    Duncan McTier
    Gary Karr
    Ludwig Streicher
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Woodwork
    Finding and working on old basses
    Available for Instruction?:
    • Double Bass Instruction
    Teaching Credentials:
    Began teaching in 1970
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