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    June 29
    Home Page:
    San Francisco Bay Area
    Current Setup:
    Fully Carved Hungarian Doublebass circa 199~ (w/violin corners, 7/8 size)-Thomastik Spircore Mittels E,A,D; Oliv G..
    Nyman rosin.
    $340 Finale Carbon Bow (From String Emporium)
    Fishman Full Circle (on the Hungarian)
    David Gage Realist Pickup
    Headway EDB-1 Preamp
    DPA 4099/DAD 6001 w/Violin Clip
    UB $100 German Bow (retired)
    2008 Sadowsky NYC Vintage 5 String P/J (Custom Walnut Finish, Black/White/Black PG, Birdseye Maple Fingerboard)
    2001 Sadowsky NYC Vintage 4 String (Shoreline Gold w/Pearloid PG)
    2008~ Zon Sonus Custom Special Fretless 5 String
    SWR Baby (Electric) Blue Head & Baby Blue Monitor 2x8 Extension Speaker (1st Generation)- Both for practice at home
    (2) Aguilar GS-112
    Markbass LMII
    Sadowsky Stomp Box Preamp/DI (2nd Generation)
    Akai Deep Impact Synth Bass Pedal
    MarkBass Super Synth
    (and a myriad of other pedals)
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Freelance, Jeff Campbell, Negative Press Project
    Previously Owned Gear:
    1953 Kay C1 Plywood String Bass - Gamut Gut set
    Evah Pirazzi Weichs
    Gamut Gut Lyon G, and Pistoy D Strings (still in reserve waiting for a come back on my bass)
    Aguilar AG500
    Alembic F1-X Pre-Amp
    Zon 5 String Fretless Legacy Elite w/Bubinga top
    Zon 6 String Sonus Custom w/piezo bridge and Walnut top
    1995 Zon Sonus Custom 4 w/Lacewood top
    199~ Guild B30 ABG
    SWR Redhead 210 Combo (donated to a worthy cause)
    SWR Bass 750 Amplifier
    SWR Goliath 6x10 Speaker Enclosure
    Underwood Double Bass Pickups
    1967 Guild Starfire IV (Hollowbody)
    2005 Fender Fretless Jazz 4 string (Mexican Made)
    EA Micro 300 & (2) Wizzy 10" Speaker
    AI Clarus 1 Series 3
    Genz-Benz 6.0 Amp
    G.A.S. List:
    Some really nice Double Bass if and when I am ready to upgrade- Possibly a La Scala Fully Carved or Brescian- heavy interest in Upton Bass models.
    Fender Precision 5-String and Precision 4-String
    Sadowsky NYC Vintage Jazz (4 & 5 String), Precision (4 String)
    Aguilar DB 751 and Aguilar TH500 SL-112's
    Influences and Teachers:
    California Jazz Conservatory Faculty:
    Jeff Denson.
    (Previously) Glenn Richman, Andrew Emer, Marc VW, Kai Eckhardt (Clinics and Correspondence), Chris Solberg, , Michael Wilcox
    Inspiration (Electric): James Jamerson, John Paul Jones, Paul McCartney, Roscoe Beck, Doug Lunn, Jaco Pastorius (of course), Pino Palladino, Paul Jackson, Me'Shell Ndgeocello, Nate Mendel
    Inspiration (Acoustic): Paul Chambers, Jymie Merritt, Reggie Workman, Ray Brown, Sam Jones, Oscar Pettiford, Scott Lafaro, Buster Williams, Christian McBride, Steve Rodby, John Patitucci, Larry Grenadier, etc. etc.
    Inspiration (in general): Duke Ellington, John Lennon, Miles Davis, David Sylvian, Django Reinhardt, Jeff Buckley, Thelonious Monk, Brian Blade, Radiohead, Brad Mehldau, Nick Drake, Bill Withers, Bach, Beethoven and on, and on...
    Available for Instruction?:
    • Bass Guitar Instruction
    • Double Bass Instruction