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from Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA

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  • About

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    Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA
    Current Setup:
    - Euphonic Audio iAmp 800
    - Genz-Benz Shuttle 6.0
    - 1 x Euphonic Audio NL-210 Cab
    - 1 x Euphonic Audio VL-208 Cabs
    - 2 x Euphonic Audio VL-110 Cabs
    - Home-built London Power all-tube bass preamp (BPK)
    - SansAmp Bass Driver Deluxe

    - New Standard ply Cleveland double bass with Full Circle pickup, LR Baggs GigPro pre; Larson Gut E/A, Pirastro Oliv gut D/G
    - Epiphone EB-0 (fun little thing)
    - FrankenP p-bass copy that sounds far better than its pricetag and looks would have you believe
    - MIJ Fender Jazz, white on black with Nordstrom NJ4SE pickups
    - 90's burst Fotoflame Jazz

    - Voodoo Labs Pedal Power 2+
    - Peterson Strobostomp
    - noname volume pedal
    - MXR Phase 90
    - homemade true bypass effects loop box

    - home-built switchcraft 280/Canare GS-6
    - George L's effect interconnects
    - BRTB Excalibur series

    Guitar stuff:
    - USA Fender Tele Plus w/Joe Barden pickups
    - 60's Leslie 147 (love the sound)
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    MoucheTaBouche, The Jupiter Ray Project, The Peter Brown Trio, Kellylee Evans, The Jivewires...
    Previously Owned Gear:
    - '82 JV-series Fender/Squier Precision Bass
    - Fender Studio Bass head
    - Acoustic Image Clarus 1 Series III
    - D-TAR Solstice
    - Euphonic Audio VL-208 Cab
    - EBS MicroBass II
    - Epifani UL-110 Cab
    - Avatar SB-112 ceramic
    - Pirastro Oliv D-G, Pirastro Permanent E-A strings
    - Mexi J bass with DiMarzio Jazz pickups (humbuckers) and J-Retro preamp (too heavy!)
    - SX 5-string lined fretless Jazz
    - AccuGroove Tri-210L Cab
    - Demeter VTDB-2 tube DI
    - Sunn 2000s
    - 1965 Fender Showman
    - Acoustic Image Focus 2 SII
    - Radial Bassbone 2 channel preamp (for doubling gigs)
    - Acoustic Image Focus 2R SIII
    - MIJ JV series (1983) Squier Jazz
    - MIJ 90's unlined Fender fretless Jazz
    - Euphonic Audio iAmp 800 Combo
    - Aguilar S210 Cabinet
    - Aguilar GS112 Cabinet
    - Carved Czech double bass with Realist & Revolution Solo pickups, Pirastro Eudoxa E-A & Oliv D-G strings
    - Presonus AcoustiQ tube preamp
    - Euphonic Audio CxL-112a extension cabinet
    - Eden VT-.40 head (backup/rehearsal amp)
    - Bag End D10X-D
    - Acoustic Image Clarus (series I) amp & Contra EX (series II) cabinet (shouldn't've sold it
    - K&K Golden Trinity (Golden Bullet, BassMax & Preamp)
    - Upright pickups: Fishman BP-100, K&K Bass Max, Revolution Solo, Gage Realist, Schertler Dyn-B, K&K Golden Trinity mic, Vektor

    - 80's SQ series '62 reissue Strat: centre-line, sunburst, rosewood, finest Strat I ever played!
    - 1968 Fender Deluxe Reverb
    - Fender Jaguar Custom Baritone (MIJ)
    - 1967 Gretsch G6119 Tennessean
    - 1969 Ampeg Reverbojet J12R
    - 1988 MIJ Fender Stratocaster
    - 1968 Deluxe Reverb
    - 1963 brown-face Fender Princeton with 12" Weber Blue Pup
    - Cheap Chinese Strat strung as a baritone (B-B)
    - SX SJM-62 (Jaguar-style electric)
    - 70's Traynor Guitarmate Reverb
    - 70s Deluxe Reverb
    - Fender "The Twin" (red knob)
    - Musicman Hybrid 75
    - 60's Beltone 12" (my first amp -- I'm sad I parted with it).
    - Late 80s American Fender Stratocaster
    - Gibson ES-135
    - Epiph
    G.A.S. List:
    - Drawmer 1960 or 1969 to use as a bass preamp & compressor for live & studio work. Realistically, I will probably never buy this.
    - a good-sounding 5-string bass that doesn't look dorky
    - Pultec EQP1A (yeah right!)
    Influences and Teachers:
    Influences: John Steele, Dan Green, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, Esbjorn Svensson Trio, John Pattituci, Mark Dresser.
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Bicycling, alternative energy research, tube amp building/repair, programming, graphic design, etc.
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