Dr Gero
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Birthday:
February 9
Location:
Boone, NC
Occupation:
Diesel Mechanic.

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Dr Gero

Male, from Boone, NC

Connecting to the music of my heritage. Jun 5, 2021

Dr Gero was last seen:
Feb 18, 2022
    1. Dr Gero
      Dr Gero
      Connecting to the music of my heritage.
    2. Dr Gero
      Dr Gero
      Awaiting my new custom bass.
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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    February 9
    Location:
    Boone, NC
    Occupation:
    Diesel Mechanic.
    Current Setup:
    Basses: Rogue LX205B 5 string with flatwounds, De Rosa 5 string acoustic with black nylon tapewounds. Custom 5 string violin bass with Flatwounds.
    Amps: Acoustic B300C 2x15
    Favorite Genres:
    Blues, Smooth Jazz, R&B/Soul, Classic/Blues/Hard Rock, Classic Heavy/Doom Metal, Country & Bluegrass, Old School Funk & Disco, Latin/Caribbean, Classical, Big Band/Swing, and more.
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Basses: Squire 4 string P bass, Axl 5 string active bass, Peavey Millennium 5 string, Squire 5 string Vintage Modified P bass, Dean EABC 5-String Acoustic bass.
    Amps: Fender Rumble 15, Acoustic AB50, Acoustic B200mkII.
    G.A.S. List:
    Ashdown Toneman 300 EVO II, Ashman Toneman 115 Deep. 5 String 4/4 Double Bass.
    Influences and Teachers:
    Big Influences, In kind-of order.

    Cliff Williams is the reason I started playing and biggest influence.

    Sir Paul McCartney, James Jamerson, John Illsley, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Jerry Scheff, Carol Kaye, Michelle Wu, Bill Black, Brian House, Bernard Edwards, Prescott Niles, Bill Wyman, J.T. Cure, Jet Harris, Jason Newsted.

    Smaller Influences, In no real order.
    John Paul Jones, Andy Hess, Louis Johnson, Larry Graham, Glenn Cornick, Stephen Thompson, Larry Taylor, Nick Jameson, Teddy Gentry, Bruce Thomas, Geezer Butler, Tom Gray, Pino Palladino, Buddy Hayes, David Tyson, Casey van Bee, Edgar Meyer, Stanislas Chambers, The Hobbit (1977) Soundtrack, Mark Sandman, Catherine Popper, Rinus Gerritsen, Steve Priest, Jim Greene, Dirk Shumaker, Mario Cipollina, Scott Edwards, Ronald Bake, Verdine White, Bob Moore, Most of Jerry Reed's Bassists, George Hawkins, Tony Levin, Richard Kniss, John Klingberg, Keith Grimwood, "Floyd Pepper", Sean Hurley, Chris Alexander, Chuck Rainey, Whoever played on so many cartoon and video game soundtracks I grew up with and more.
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Shotguns & Black powder shooting, Diesel engines/old trucks, The ocean/water, Pet rats, Pet Hermit Crabs, Cats, Pipe tobacco, Rum and vodka, Video Games(Strategy and MMO mostly), History and Science, Books/TV/Movies, Old and new Sound Equipment, vintage radios and home stereo, HEMA, Woodworking and Machining/Welding, Hunting & Fishing, Food, Cheesy interesting controls on pretty much everything (Rhythm/Solo Switches, Old car features, etc), and more.

    Signature

    Acoustic Amp Club #387, The 5-String Club #671.
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