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Nov 25, 1967 (Age: 50)
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    Nov 25, 1967 (Age: 50)
    Home Page:
    Ypsilanti, MI
    Current Setup:
    - Basses -
    '16 Custom Shop Postmodern Journeyman Precision Bass
    Purple Sparkle, Tort. Guard & Aged White Pearloid guards, Indian Rosewood Fretboard
    '16 Epiphone Limited Edition Jack Casady Blue Royale, Silver Guard, Rosewood Fretboard

    - Head -
    '76 Ampeg SVT

    - Cab -
    Bergantino NV610 - Serial #610A0217

    - Pedals -
    Darkglass Electronics: Microtubes BK3 CMOS Bass OD
    Electro-Harmonix: Deluxe Bass Big Muff Pi
    Boss: TU-3

    - Strings -
    DR Sunbeams .45-.105
    Thomastik-Infeld Flatwounds .43-.100

    - Accessories -
    Monster Bass™ Instrument & SP 1000 Speaker Cables
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Cactusk: http://www.reverbnation.com/cactusk
    Previously Owned Gear:
    - Basses -

    2007- '59 Fender Custom Shop Precision Bass Relic
    Candy Apple Red, Tort. Guard, Indian Rosewood Fretboard 2012 Fender Custom Shop NOS Precision Bass® Pro
    Olympic White, Tort. Guard, Indian Rosewood Fretboard With Pearloid Block Inlays & White Binding
    2013 G&L SB-2, Blue Metal Flake & Matching Headstock, White Pearloid Guard, Rosewood Fretboard With White Pearl Face Dots
    2012 Fender American Standard Jazz
    Mystic Blue, White Guard, Rosewood fretboard
    Serial #US12310351
    2012 Epiphone Jack Casady Signature Bass
    Metallic Gold, Standard Guard, Pearloid Block Inlays and Rosewood Fretboard with White Binding
    Serial #1207210493, Production Date: 7/2012
    2000 American Fender Hot-Rodded Precision Bass
    Olympic White, Custom Tort Guard, Rosewood Neck
    Serial #Z0145129, Production Date: 9/11/00
    2011 Fender Custom Shop Closet Classic Precision Bass® Pro
    Bleached 3-Color Sunburst,Tort. Guard, Pearloid Block Inlays and Rosewood Fretboard with White Binding
    Serial #R58773, Production Date: 05/09/11
    2011 Rickenbacker 4003
    Midnight Blue, White Guard
    Serial #1107420, Production Date: 2/11
    2007 Fender American Deluxe Jazz (18Volt)
    Pearl White, Tort. Guard, Rosewood Neck
    2002 Fender American Deluxe Precision (18Volt)
    Chrome Red, Mint Green Guard, Maple Neck
    1977 Fender Precision
    Black/White Guard/Maple Neck
    1978 Fender Precision
    Natural/Black Guard/Rosewood Neck
    1977 Ibanez Musician
    - Amps & Cabs -
    Mesa Boogie 400+ Serial #B4915 (11/02)
    1976 Ampeg 810
    Ampeg SVT (MTI era)
    Ampeg SVT Classic (4/98)
    Ampeg B-100R "Diamond Blue/Rocket Bass"
    SWR 350X
    Ampeg 810E
    Ampeg 810EH
    Ampeg SVT 210HE
    Ampeg SVT 15E
    Eden/Nemesis 210
    And LOTS of pedals, few of which I ever miss.
    Influences and Teachers:
    In no particular order:
    James Jamerson
    John Entwistle
    Sir Paul McCartney
    Bob Babbitt
    John Paul Jones
    Geddy Lee
    Nick Lowe
    John McVie
    Pete Thomas (Elvis Costello)
    Davey Faragher (Elvis Costello)
    Walter Becker
    Roger Waters
    Bill Wyman
    Rick Danko
    Michael Been (The Call)
    Tony Levin
    John Deacon
    Daniel Lorca (Nada Surf)
    James "Hags" Haggerty (Josh Rouse, session bassist)
    Simon Gallup (The Cure)
    Trevor Bolder, Tony Visconti, Gail Ann Dorsey and pretty much any Bowie bassist
    Mike Mills (REM)
    Andy Rourke (The Smiths)
    Rob Pope (Spoon & The Get Up Kids)
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Music, Film, Sports/Physical Fitness, Literature, Cooking, Wine


    '16 Custom Shop Postmodern Journeyman Precision Bass>'76 Ampeg SVT>Bergantino NV610