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Jul 29, 1945 (Age: 78)
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Cuernavaca 1 hr S Mexico City

deaf pea

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    Jul 29, 1945 (Age: 78)
    Home Page:
    Cuernavaca 1 hr S Mexico City
    Current Setup:
    Custom-made (by Carlos Carbajal) 5-string fretted with 2 pups (4 bolt-on), 5-string fretless with 1 pup (2 bolt-on, 1 neck-thru) basses (Basslines SMB-5A pups, Carvin tuners, Hipshot drop-tuner and Type-B bridge, Carvin BN5 neck - 34" scale) All are tuned BEADG except the neck-through, which is EADGC.
    1959 Fender Precision (one-piece maple neck, Hipshot drop-tuner, Badass II bridge) that I bought used in '67
    Blade "Strat" guitar
    OLP "Axis" guitar
    Ampeg SVT-3PRO (3)
    Ampeg SVP-PRO
    Trace Elliot 250SMX
    custom-built copy of '59 Fender Bassman (but with 4, not 2, 6L6 tubes = 100 watts)
    Ampeg PR-410HLF
    Ampeg SVT-210HE (2)
    Ampeg BXT-210M
    Turbo Tuner ST-122a
    Peterson Flip-top strobe tuner (now "retired")
    Peterson Stomp Box strobe tuner (also "retired")
    Trace Elliot SMX Dual Compressor pedal (5)
    Boss ODB-3
    Boss BF-2

    For gigs where I have to travel light, I only take:
    Ampeg SVP-PRO
    Boss ODB-3
    Trace Elliot SMX Dual Compressor pedal
    Turbo Tuner ST-122a
    and 1 fretted bass

    Otherwise, I (or I should say "the roadies") take:
    (2) Ampeg SVT-3PRO
    Ampeg PR-410HLF ("clean")
    Ampeg SVT-210HE ("distorted")
    Trace Elliot SMX Dual Compressor pedal
    Turbo Tuner ST-122a
    2 fretted basses
    and 1 fretless bass (all 3 basses "bolt-on")
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    El Haragan y Compania, Joan Sebastian (recordings only, NOT with the live band). **Also, in the past, live/TV/recordings with Willie Bobo, John Klemmer, Gabor Szabo, Bobby Hutcherson, Sonny Simmons, Charlie Musselwhite, Nick Ashford and Valerie Simpson, Chuck Berry, Freda Payne, David Cassidy, Doug Kershaw, Bobby Vinton, The Don Ellis Orchestra ("At Fillmore","Tears of Joy" dbl LPs, "The French Connection" film score), Johnny Mathis ("The Heart of a Woman" LP), Tom Jones ("Say You'll Stay Until Tomorrow" LP), Al Wilson ("Show and Tell" LP), O.C. Smith, the Beach Boys ("Angel Come Home" from "LA Light" LP), Jackie DeShannon ("You're the Only Dancer" LP), Ned Doheny ("Hard Candy" and "Prone" LPs), Roy Buchanan ("Loading Zone" LP), Albert Hammond ("Your World & My World" LP), the Osmonds ("Love me for a Reason" LP, "Around the World: Live In Concert" dbl LP), Don Ho, Ray Price, etc.
    Previously Owned Gear:
    "other" Fender 50's era Pbasses
    Gibson Ripper bass
    Dan Arrnstrong clear plexi bass (Ampeg?)
    Hohner fretless bass (looked a bit like an EB-0)
    Korg DTR-1000
    Fender 4x10 Bassman (late '50's)
    Fender Dual Showman amp
    Fender 2x15 cab (JBL D-140, then later with EVM-15)
    Sunn Coliseum bass amp and 1x18 cab
    (2) custom-built copies of '59 Fender Bassman (but with 4, not 2, 6L6 tubes = 100 watts) with separate 4x10 open back cabs
    G.A.S. List:
    SVT-2PRO (or SVT-II)
    Influences and Teachers:
    Influences: John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, Eric Dolphy, R. Roland Kirk (saxophonists), Don Ellis (trumpet player/composer-arranger/bandleader), Charles Mingus, Scott LaFaro, Charlie Haden, John Entwistle, Jack Bruce, Rocco Prestia, Mike Leech ("Woman's Gotta Have It"-Bobby Womack), Duck Dunn (bassists), Steve Cropper(guitarist/songwriter/producer), H. B. Barnum (arranger/producer), ETC.....

    Teachers: Charles Steele, Wayne Webb, Bill Butterfield, Arnold Jacobs, Robert McBride, Kasper Malone, Ray Brown and . . . Carol Kaye!
    Hobbies and Interests:
    my "day job" - multiple Grammy-award winning recording engineer (4 Grammys, 5 Latin Grammys so far)
    Seymour Duncan/Basslines SMB-5A Endorsing Artist


    OFBPOAC #64
    Ampeg Club #33
    originator, The Ampeg SVT-3PRO has (enough) Balls Club
    band's website
    band's MySpace
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