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- May 19, 2005
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from Somerville, MA
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- Somerville, MA
- Current Setup:
Eminence RN5, my go-to axe.
1953 Kay in storage for the moment.
Amplification - Shuttle 3.0 through an EA Wizzy 12
The Bass Company Single-M 5er
The Bass Company MJ 5er - bart pickups and Nord pre
The Bass Company JJ 4
Fender/MightyMite frankenjazz fretless
Olympia/Tacoma 4string ABG
A serious frankenbass, custom body and neck off an old ibanez or something.
Also in the amp arsenal:
Hartke 7000 head Bi-Amp for big gigs with no PA.
Bill Fitz Omni 10.5
Custom 2x8 cabinet
And a bunch of weird and DYI amps and cabs, including a backpack with li-ion powered Class-D amp and dual 6.5" car speakers by Aura, which I use to amplify the drop-octave electric viola that I sometimes torture instead of my basses.
- Gigs and Ensembles:
- Emperor Norton's Stationary Marching Band (ENSMB on myspace or www.ensmb.com)
- Previously Owned Gear:
'82 Rich Wave, Koa body Rosewood fretboard
Dillion Acoustic fretless 5er
Warwick corvette standard fretless
Waterstone ME-1 Fretless
Brice HXB 6string
SWR Goliath 4x10 (just too dang big, but ripped)
Crate Powerblock guitar head (worked surprisingly well).
Peavey TKO 115. Mediocre amp that served me well at the time.
- Influences and Teachers:
Ray Phiri playing with Paul Simon, live in central park '91 (I was 11) inspired me to play bass.
Les Claypool blew my mind in '93.
Victor Wooten blew it again in '99 (I think) at the Mann music center in Philly.
Teacher for my first 2 years of playing:
Dominic Fiore - upright and electric
self taught since then. Seeking instruction/inspiration in the Boston area.
- Hobbies and Interests:
- Ultimate Frisbee, computers, beer brewing and drinking
SignatureCurrently abusing a '52 Kay and/or Eminence RN5 in the service of Emperor Norton's Stationary Marching Band