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Leo Smith
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Leo Smith

Male, from Brooklyn, NY

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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Home Page:
    http://bit.ly/fb-lsob
    Location:
    Brooklyn, NY
    Occupation:
    musician, Ronin
    Current Setup:
    Fodera Emperor 5 Standard #13
    Ken Smith bass #048 (1981)
    Fodera single-cutaway 6 string (2000)
    Epiphone Jack Casady Bass (silverburst)
    Spector Legend fretless w/ EMG P pickup

    Aguilar ToneHammer 500
    Aguilar SL112

    Arkham Octling preamp
    Radial BassBone
    Aguilar TLC
    MXR 87
    Aguilar Octamizer

    Juzek-Wilfer contrabass from late 50's
    no-name BoHo contrabass....
    Full Circle pickups on both

    not in rotation -
    Rickenbacker 4001, white (1976)
    Ken Smith bass #31 (1981) (aka Anthony Jackson's first good six string bass)
    Favorite Genres:
    Song-oriented jazz, singer-songwriter stuff, salsa/latin jazz, Mantovani Strings
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Jazz casuals... Formerly with the US Air Force Band program (1995-2015)
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Previously used --

    Czech-Ease traveling upright bass
    Roscoe 3006 (built in 1998)
    Fishman Pro EQ Platinum
    Eden 212XLT
    HafenBass #1 {MIA}
    Aguilar GS112NT (2x) {MIA}
    GK MB150E {MIA}
    Influences and Teachers:
    Charlie Haden
    Anthony Jackson
    Joe Osborn
    Bobby Valentin
    Rufus Reid
    Lincoln Goines
    James Genus

    Jim Miller (Harrisburg, PA) - my main Sensei / teacher
    George Farmer
    Hobbies and Interests:
    photography, bicycling, home repairs, reading non-fiction, geocaching
    Available for Instruction?:
    • Bass Guitar Instruction
    • Double Bass Instruction
    Teaching Credentials:
    25+ years performance experience on both basses
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