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Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Retired broadcaster

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Male, from Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

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    Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
    Retired broadcaster
    Current Setup:
    1992 Eberle ply.
    2019 Fender American Professional P-Bass.
    Yamaha 234 electric bass.
    Eminence EUB.

    Sadowsky SB-1 bass preamp/di
    ATM 350 for main mic. Schatten RB1 main pickup for my Eberle.
    LR Baggs Para Acoustic DI
    UltraSound DI Plus preamp.

    Traynor SB110 bass amp in case I can't go directly through the PA.
    Favorite Genres:
    Bluegrass, old country, folk, western swing. Bach organ music.
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Played upright bass in several Canadian bluegrass bands including the Good Brothers, Randy Morrison and the Flatt River Band, the Northern Ramblers, the Marc Roy acoustic trio and now (on upright or Eminence) with the Davis and Grant bluegrass band.
    I also play electric bass in a Country Music Club house band.
    Previously Owned Gear:
    1952 Kay S-9 Swingmaster
    1949 Kay C-1
    1936 King Mortone
    G.A.S. List:
    No plans for additional gear. I'm happy with what I have.
    Influences and Teachers:
    Double bass: Bob Moore. Ray Brown.
    Bass guitar: Hutch Hutchinson, Alan Jones ( Tom Jones and later with The Shadows), Larry Paxton, Lee Sklar and John Dymond (Canada).
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Movie theatres and movie projection history.
    Always played bass on a part time basis.
    I enjoy practicing and learning. Still get cranked up when I hear a great bass line...simple or complicated.....regardless of the style of music.


    Over-plays well with others.
    Dead Spiros Club #15
    Yorkville/Traynor Club member #290
    I love Pirastro Perpetuals Club member #4

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