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University Professor of Biomedical Engineering


Catgut? Not funny., Male, from Halifax, Nova Scotia

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    1. twinjet
      Just wanted to say, your TNG signature quote is fantastic!
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      2. jmlee
        Thanks! It's a great scene in the show, and of course Jonathan Frakes really does play trombone.
        Apr 23, 2019
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    Home Page:
    Halifax, Nova Scotia
    University Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Current Setup:
    •- New Standard "Cleveland" laminate by Arnold Schnitzer and Wil DeSola (Fishman Full Circle, Biesele Magnetic Pickup), Pirastro Evah Pirazzi strings
    - New Standard "La Scala" hybrid by Wil de Sola (Fishman Full Circle), D'Addario Zyex light strings

    • 1968 Fender Precision (Raven Labs Pre-amp)
    •- Heavily customized Fender/Warmoth '62 re-issue Jazz (Lindy Fralin pickups, Audere pre-amp)
    •- Epiphone Jack Casady
    •- Rogue Violin
    - Harley-Benton Violin Fretless
    - 1971 Guild Starfire II (humbucker pickups)
    - G&L L-2500 CLF Research Series 750
    •- G&L M-2500
    •- G&L L-1000
    - G&L L-1500 fretless
    - G&L LB-100
    - G&L Tribute JB-2 (Bartolini pickups)
    - G&L JB-5 (Audere Pro-Z Preamp)
    - Peavey Foundation 4-string fretless (Super Ferrite pickups)
    - Peavey Foundation 4-string (Super Ferrite pickups)
    - Peavey Foundation 5-string (VFR passive pickups)
    - Peavey Cirrus 4-string
    - Yamaha BB300
    - Yamaha Pulser PB400
    - Yamaha BB1025x
    - Yamaha BB1500
    - Yamaha BB1600
    - Yamaha BB2000
    - Yamaha BB5GS
    - Yamaha BBP35
    - Fender/David Wren P+Soapbar fretless (Bartolini pickups)
    - Sterling by MusicMan Stingray34

    Traynor YBA200-2, 2 x Greenboy Audio Fearless F112, Crest Audio Pro-Lite 2.0, David Eden Navigator WP100 Preamp, BBE BMax-T Preamp, Gallien-Krueger MB200, 400 RB and MB150Eiii, Acoustic Image Contra and extension speaker, Clarus SL 4 Plus and DoubleShot, Eden CXC112 Combo and CX112 cabinet, Ampeg PF115he cabinet, Roland SuperCube 60 Bass

    Other Electronics:
    Raven Labs PMB-II Preamp, D-TAR Solstice Blender Preamp, Schatten Design Mini Pre 2, HPF-Pro Series 2, DBX 166A and 163X compressors, EHX Small Clone Chorus, Boss Bass EQ, BBE Soul Vibe, BBE Sonic Stomp, Tech21 SansAmp Para Driver DI, MarkBass Compressore, Ibanez Tube Screamer TS9DX Turbo, Boss CBE-3 Chorus, Donner Yellow Fall, Electro-Harmonix Bass Balls, Holeyboard pedalboard, Zoom MS-60B, Eden WTDI, Yamaha PB-1 Preamp
    Favorite Genres:
    Play Jazz, Blues, Broadway, Classic Rock/Oldies. Also listen to Classical, Indy Rock, Electronic/Experimental, Singer-Songwriter.
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Chalmers Doane Trio, Chebucto Big Band, Kitty and The Katz, Ellis Brothers. Annually: Halifax Grammar School Pit Band. Occasionally: JP Ellis Trio, Andrew Gillis Duo, Atlantic Standard Time, Jazz Drive. Assorted other ensembles as called.
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Peavey Axcelerator 5, Gallien-Krueger MB500 Fusion, Peavey GV 5, Ibanez Musician MC940 and MC924, Guild B-302, Guild Pilot, Peavey Foundation 5-string (Passive VFL single coils), Peavey T-40, Peavey Axcelerator Plus (DR Pure Blues), Peavey Fury, Peavey Cirrus 6 (US), Yamaha BB300, Strunal 5-20 hybrid bass, BSX electric upright, Strings (Obligato, Spirocore, Innovation, Kolstein, gut), Fender Aerodyne bass, Fender Jazz Plus V, Squier Vintage-Modified Fretless Jazz, Ibanez SRA505, Ampeg B15S, Traynor YBA200, Ampeg SVT115, Ovation Magnum III, G&L Tribute L-2000, G&L USA MJ-5, Ibanez RB999 "Bean", Avatar 210 Cab, Aphex Bass Exciter and Punch Factory, Gallien-Krueger MB500, Avatar B112 Cabs, Spector Euro 5LX, SoundBlox Bass Envelope Filter & Multiwave Bass Distortion, Eden WT300 combo, Diamond Bass Compressor, Peavey Foundation 4-string, Ibanez ATK200, G&L MJ-4, G&L MJ-5, G&L Tribute M2000 GTS, BBE BMax Preamp, MusicMan Stingray 4HH, Epiphone EB-3, Ibanez SR700, G&L Tribute SB-2
    G.A.S. List:
    God help me, maybe a Rickenbacker (nah...)
    Influences and Teachers:
    Upright: *Ray Brown*, Charlie Haden, John Jefferson, Percy Heath, Cleveland Eaton, Danny Thompson
    Electric: *Jack Bruce*, Paul McCartney, Dee Murray, Tim Bogert, Chuck Rainey, Larry Taylor, George Porter Jr
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Cooking, Photography, Technology, Classic and Foreign film, Science Fiction
    Teaching Credentials:
    PhD in Biophysics (that help?)


    WORF: It is screeching... pounding...dissonant. It is not music.
    RIKER: Worf, it's better than music -- it's jazz!
    --Star Trek, The Next Generation
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