MegaSwing
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Baltimore, MD USA
Occupation:
Engineering Technician, Photographer

MegaSwing

Your Obedient Bassist®, Male, from Baltimore, MD USA

Gold Supporting Member

When I was young, I shoulda known more. Jun 21, 2016

MegaSwing was last seen:
Sep 24, 2016 at 11:02 AM
    1. MegaSwing
      MegaSwing
      When I was young, I shoulda known more.
    2. MegaSwing
      MegaSwing
      "Theory and practice are the same in theory, but not in practice. —Y. Berra
    3. MegaSwing
      MegaSwing
      Nature sides with the hidden flaw.
    4. MegaSwing
      MegaSwing
      Growing up is always an option.
    5. MegaSwing
      MegaSwing
      Golf is sublime.
    6. MegaSwing
      MegaSwing
      No matter what, it's always something.
    7. MegaSwing
      MegaSwing
      I coulda been a contender.
    8. MegaSwing
      MegaSwing
      Slowly but surely I'm getting it. It's just a matter of time. Just when I could make that old world turn on a dime—they changed it up on me.
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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Baltimore, MD USA
    Occupation:
    Engineering Technician, Photographer
    Current Setup:
    Custom KXB500 amp, GK MB200 amps, Trace-Elliot BLX-110 cab, Mesa Walkabout 12 Combo, Ibanez Promethean combo and extension cab, Trace-Elliot 1818t cab, Trace-Elliot BLX-110 cab, Ben Lindsey Jazz 4, Warmoth Custom Jazzmaster IV, All-Fender Custom Jazz 4, Gamma Alpha 4, Precision Special (active), All-American Precision Special (MIA PJ body w/ MIA Jazz neck), American Std. Precision, SWR Goliath Jr. III cab
    Favorite Genres:
    Eclectic Top-40, deep Motown, reggae, rockabilly, western swing, all dance music, Real Book.
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    I gig semi-regularly in my main group, which is a small, eclectic combo, as well as various ad hoc projects covering many genres. I do sub work as well, with whoever needs the help.
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Ampeg SVT-III Pro amp, Eden WT-400 amp, Fender BXR-100 Combo, Harte HA-3500 amp, Eden WT-500 amp, Mesa/Boogie Basis M2000 amp, Bag End D12-D cab, Marshall JCM 900 2x15 cab, 2 Mesa Boogie Diesel 1x15 cabs, Aguilar GS-112 cabs, '74 & '77 Fender Precisions, Warden custom 4- & 5-strings, Pedulla Rapture J2-5, Zon Sonus Special 5, Fender Roscoe Beck 5, SWR Goliath Jr. II cab, Crest V-900 power amp, AMP SL-1 Preamp, Ampeg SVP preamp, SWR SM-400 amp, Fender Am. Std. Jazz 5, modded Squier Affinity Jazz 4, Warmoth Custom Jazz 4, Squier beater P-type, modified Fender Mike Dirnt Precision, 3 SWR Goliath Jr. III cabs, Peavey 115 BX-BW cab, SWR Son of Bertha cab, Mesa PH115 cab, Ampeg PB-210H cab, Custom P-type beater, 3 AMP BH420 amps, Kustom DE200HD amp, Ashdown MAG 300 combo, Schroeder 1215BMF cab, Schroeder 15+L cab, GK 412 NEO cab, Fender P5, Fender Rumble 25 amp, 2 Markbass LMII amps, Ampeg B25B 2x15 cab, Genz-Benz Series 1 210T Combo, custom-made 1x15 cab (builder unknown), Hartke 1415 cabinet (combo sans head), Ampeg B100R combo, Fender Rumble 60 amp (2), Markbass LM Tube 800 amp, GK 112 NEO cabs, Peavey Maxx 112 combo, Ashdown 1x15 airhead cab (combo sans head), Sterling Ray 35, Fender Marcus Miller IV, Ampeg BA110 combo, Eden 215XLT cab, 2 GK MB2 500 amps, Ampeg BA210SP combo, Ampeg SVT-48E cab, Peavey BAM combo, SWR 550x head, Hartke Bass Attack preamp, Genz Benz NEOX 210T cab, Warmoth Gecko 5
    G.A.S. List:
    Fat-sounding and musical—and hopefully low-mass.
    Influences and Teachers:
    James Jamerson, Paul McCartney, Wesley Prince and Johnny Miller (King Cole Trio), Max Bennett, Bob Babbitt, Leroy Hodges (Al Green), Gerald Johnson, Bob Stone (Frank Sinatra), 'Cachao', 'Family Man', Ray Brown, Paul Chambers, Scott LaFaro; swinging, grooving bass players near and far.
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Photography, architectural design
    I coulda been a contender.

    Signature

    Edward G. – Baltimore, MD
    "You better get busy living, because dying's a pain in the ass." —Frank Sinatra