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Seattle, WA


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  • About

    Seattle, WA
    Current Setup:
    1959 Kay ~ Eudoxa E/A, Red-O-Ray D/G (my workhorse...owned this one for a little over 20 years)
    1999 Benedek Elemer carved Hungarian ~ Spirocores
    Super crappy Chinese back-up bass. I kind of like it.
    Various Bows

    Mike Lull 4 string PJ - jazz body - alder/rosewood

    1968/'72 Precision
    1962 Silvertone (Danelectro)
    1917 Gibson A Mandolin

    Genz-Benz Streamliner 600
    ~Bergantino EX112, CN112
    ~SWR Strawberry Blonde, Ampeg 108
    ~D-Tar Equinox Parametric EQ (the ultimate loud-stage feedback killer...love it...love it...love it!!!)

    Vintage microphone collection, 1940s vinyl record-cutter with a stack of blanks

    ...and a hodgepodge of banjos, ukes, jugs, guitars, pianos, other strings and things...
    Favorite Genres:
    50s, 60s,70s jazz, jug bands, western swing, hot gypsy jazz, a lot old Peruvian, Brazilian, Cuban, Americana, classical, flamenco, and greasy 70s superfly soul
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Many many many...busy busy busy: The Wanda Jackson Band, The Dusty 45s, Gadjo Gypsies, a gamut of singer/songwriters
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Spiros, Eudoxas, Goetz gut strings, Evahs, Red-O-Ray, Eurosonics, Superflexibles, Obligatos

    Fishman, K&K, Underwood, SWR, Bag End, Bergantino, TC Electronic, Eden, 1972 Ampeg V4B, GK-MB150E, various Polytones

    Lakland 55-94 fretless, Modulus fretless, Sadowsky PJ (alder/rosewood)
    Mike Lull 4 string fretless

    Various other amps, cabinets, strings, basses, and bows...my students are always bringing something different and interesting in.
    G.A.S. List:
    Influences and Teachers:
    Teachers: Chuck Israels, Doug Miller, Anna Doak, Steve Kim
    Influences: Milt Hinton, Chambers, John Clayton, Ray Brown, Gary Karr, Edger Meyer, Bach, McCartney, Kevin Smith, Cachao, Michael Bisio, Duck Dunn, Nate Watts, Mowtown, Stax and just music in general.
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Reading, history, teaching, education, drums, other strings (mando, uke, banjo), piano
    Mike Lull endorsing artist