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funkythumb
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funkythumb

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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    April 18
    Location:
    Atlanta
    Occupation:
    Musician/bass teacher
    Current Setup:
    GK MB800 x2
    Fearless f112 Greenboy
    Genz-Benz Shuttle 3.0 combo 10", 1X10 extension cab
    Bergantino, HT112 with tweeter (2),
    Bergantino AE410
    Miura MB-2
    Alien Audio - Constellation 5
    Bee bass 6 fretless (Worker) & fretted (Stinger) & Hornet 5
    Sadowsky UV-70s Jazz 5,
    Moollon Classic J5
    MusicMan Stingray 4,
    Upton Brescian upright
    VT Bass pedal by Tech21
    Favorite Genres:
    fusion, jazz, R&;B, pop, contemporary Christian rock/pop
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Currently working in several bands..fusion/ jazz, churches and Top 40 corporate
    Previously Owned Gear:
    EVERYTHING..Ken Smith, Walter Woods, James Tyler, Lakland, Exotic, Fender (different models and years), F bass, Roscoe, Lull, Kinal, G&L, J.B. Player, Peavey, Ibanez, Azola, Eminence, BSX, Bee, Clevenger, Eden, GK, Bergantino HT210, Markbass LMII, Genz Benz 6.0, Markbass F1, GK MB Fusion lots of stuff :-)
    G.A.S. List:
    Another upright as a backup so I don't freak out as much leaving the house in 15 degree weather with one bass wondering if the sides will split!
    Influences and Teachers:
    Anthony Jackson, Jack Bruce, Pino Palladino, Darryl Jones, Jimmy Johnson, John Patitucci, John Pena, Marcus, Jaco, Sting, Paul McCartney, James Jamerson, Gary Willis, Jerry Watts Jr.
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Spending time with wife and son, tennis!!!, reading about ancient cultures.
    Disclosures:
    Bee Bass, La Bella, Mike Lull
    Available for Instruction?:
    • Bass Guitar Instruction
    • Double Bass Instruction
    Teaching Credentials:
    Almost 20 years of private teaching. Former principle bass instructor at the Orange County Music Academy.

    Signature

    Miura MB-2, Alien Audio Constellation
    Bee Bass fretless (Worker) & fretted 6 (Stinger)
    Moollon J-Classic 5
    Sadowsky UV-70 5
    Upton Brescian upright, Music Man SR 4