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from PO Box 7043, Yankton, SD 57078

JBHittle was last seen:
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  • About

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    PO Box 7043, Yankton, SD 57078
    Current Setup:
    1933 Herold Jaegar Czech 3/4 carved roundback
    1952 King Moretone USA 3/4 laminated bass
    ca.1860 Czech flatback 3/4, probably by Ferdinand August Holmolka of Prague
    LaBella 7710 Black Tapes on all instruments
    Realist on all instruments
    Ampeg Porta Bass with standard 2x10 cabinet

    plus, a 1960-1970 vintage Franz Andreas German 3/4 laminated project bass
    Favorite Genres:
    Traditional New Orleans & Chicago-Style Jazz; Classic Jazz piano trios (Bill Evans, Red Garland), Traditional Bluegrass, Jazzgrass, Gypsygrass
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    CURRENT: Little Chicago Syncopators (Traditional Jazz ensemble); Dave Olson Quartet; Brad Hittle Trio.
    Previously Owned Gear:
    1961 Kay C-1, 3/4
    1960-1970s vintage Anton Schroetter 3/4 laminated
    G.A.S. List:
    -- Since moving out of the big city after 30 years, most of my wishes have come true...

    -- A 1949 Cadillac Series 62 four door sedan so I could just lay my bass down on the back seat and make those long jumps in style...
    Influences and Teachers:
    INFLUENCES: Yes, very frequently under the influence of something....

    FAVORITES: Wilbur Ware, Milt Hinton, OP, Chester Zardis, Placide Adams, George Duvivier, Leroy Vinnegar, Steve Novosel, Jim Aton, Tim Hauff, NHOP, Tom Gray, Gene Libea, Missy Raines, Tom Morgan

    TEACHERS: Jim Aton, Steve Novosel. Clinics with Steve Gilmore, Buster Williams, Rufus Reid, Francois Rabbath
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Writer and Author, hunting, fishing, managing my ranch


    Chairman, National Society for the Prevention of Mandolin Abuse

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