Koog
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Oct 23, 1948 (Age: 75)
Location:
Central Iowa USA
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Retired and dedicating time to music
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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    Oct 23, 1948 (Age: 75)
    Location:
    Central Iowa USA
    Occupation:
    Retired and dedicating time to music
    Current Setup:
    Several Drake Custom 4 string basses in 32" and 33" scale
    The Chrysalis bass....a heavily modified / custom 5 string
    2 Hilton Workhorse 4 string 32" scale
    2 Elrick Gold Series eVolution: one 32"; one 30"
    Maruszczyk Mr. T 30" scale
    MBJ Double Bit 32" scale
    (2) Bergantino Forte heads
    (2) Bergantino HG 310 cabs
    1962 Martin 00028
    Professionally carved and assembled Telecaster shaped guitar.
    Favorite Genres:
    Blues, Memphis style R&B, Blues based Rock, Motown, British Invasion Rock
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Several since 1964, including Yetti Blues Band, Cross Roads, The Steve E George Band, Inner Lite, Iowa Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame All Star Band, and jam session co-host and house bassist for several years. I retired from the stage in 2023, but continue to play and improve nearly every day at home.
    Previously Owned Gear:
    A little bit of almost everything.
    G.A.S. List:
    Be careful what you wish for.
    Influences and Teachers:
    Johnny B. Gayden
    James Jamerson
    Bob Babbitt
    Carol Kaye
    Donald Dunn
    Paul McCartney
    Bill Wyman
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Fitness
    Reading
    Two time inductee to the Iowa Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame. Classes of 2007 & 2015.

    Inductee to the Iowa Blues Hall of Fame, Class of 2023.

    I enjoy mentoring younger and starting musicians whenever possible.
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