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from Wichita, KS

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  • About

    Home Page:
    Wichita, KS
    Current Setup:
    -1995 Ken Smith BTG-5 Lacewood/Mahogany/Ebony
    -2012 Yamaha 2025X (White)
    -1974 Fender Jazz Bass (Mocha)
    -1981 Rickenbacker 4001 (Fireglo)
    -2009 EBMM unlined fretless Sterling 5 (Cherryburst)
    -1970 Acoustic 360 & 1968 Acoustic 360pp
    -2013 Acoustic USA 360/361
    -2011 Acoustic USA 360/361M
    -2012 Fender TV Bassman 12
    -Whirlwind OC Compressor
    -DBXMC6 Minicomp
    -3Leaf Audio Enabler
    -No-name Chinese laminate upright with ebony board and Fishman Full Circle pickup
    -SWR Engineering Basic Black
    Favorite Genres:
    American music, in all its forms
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    The Geoff Tate Band (2001-2002); Bitter End (Seattle, 1985-1992; 2012-present); The Jukes @ C. Major Rockin' Daddy's (2007-2010); 3 Ring Circus; Evan LaRue Band; Kickstart (2005-2007) Somethin' Xtra (2014) Roadstrut (Current) (all Wichita); The Apostles of Love Song Orchestra (1997-2000), The Trust (1994-1996) (both Memphis); Hartwood (occasionally, when home in Seattle)
    Previously Owned Gear:
    -1995 Ken Smith CR-5 (Zebrawood/Mahogany/Ebony)
    -1965 L-Series Fender Precision (LPB refin)
    -1978-1980 fretless Fender Precision (ash/maple)
    -2014 Mike Lull M5V (Alder/Rosewood, Two-Tone Burst)
    -2000 Peavey USA Millennium 5
    -1993 Ken Smith Burner Deluxe 5 (Swamp Ash)
    -2008 Ernie Ball Sterling 5 (Medallion gold/maple)
    -Danelectro Longhorn Reissue (Powder blue)
    -Pedulla Pentabuzz fretless (Arctic Blueburst)
    -Sadowsky Metro M-24 5 String (Burst)
    -FrankenP (1959 P-bass body + Schecter Jazz neck)
    -Lakland USA 5594 Classic 5
    -Lakland Skyline DJ5
    -Lakland Skyline JO5
    -Ernie Ball Musicman Stingray 5
    -Ernie Ball Musicman Stingray 5 fretless
    -Rickenbacker 4001 Autmnglow, year unknown
    -Peavey Cirrus 5 / Walnut + Bubinga
    -1987 Fender Precision Vintage Reissue (LPB)
    -1970's Fender Jazz Bass (Yellow)
    -1970's Fender P-Bass (Sunburst)
    -Guild Pilot fretless 4 P-bass (Red)
    -Spector NS-2 4 string (Cherry Sunburst)
    -Electra Corsair Rickenfaker (Natural)
    -1978 Engelhardt 3/4 Upright
    -1950s 5/8ths Framus hybrid upright
    -1978 Fender Musicmaster
    -1970's Aria P-Bass Copy
    -Hondo Explorer Bass

    -Mesa Boogie Fathom M6
    -1969 Ampeg SVT head (Blueface)
    -Ampeg SVT 8 x 10 (circa 1975)
    -Bergantino HT322
    -Ampeg SB-12
    -Ampeg B-15NB
    -Alembic F1-X Preamp
    -DBX160x Compressor
    -Symetrix 501 Compressor
    -Yamaha PB-1 preamp
    -Markbass F1
    -SWR Electric Blue (Preamp)
    -Euphonic VL-208 (3)
    -SWR Baby Blue II
    -Peavey DPC750
    -Stewart 1.2 power amp
    -1980's SLM SVT II rack head
    -1970's Magnavox-era SVT
    -SWR Stereo 800 power amp
    -GK 800RB (x2)
    -Bag End S15-D (x2)
    -Roland Super Cube Bass 60
    -Schroeder 1515L
    -Line6 Bass Pod Pro
    -Sans Amp RBI
    -Radial Bassbone
    -Peavey Deca power amp
    -Stewart 1.6
    -Peavey Databass
    -Peavey 4 x 12 w/Scorpions
    -Acoustic 150
    -Acoustic 361 (18" Gauss)
    -Randall Folded 15
    -Sunn Concert Bass
    -EWS Bass Mid Control
    G.A.S. List:
    -Jerry Jones Longhorn 4
    -A decent carved upright
    Influences and Teachers:
    -Steve Harris
    -James Jamerson
    -Bruce Thomas
    -Carl Radle
    -Duck Dunn
    -Tommy Cogbill
    -Jaco Pastorius
    -Charles Mingus
    -David Friesen
    -Rick Danko
    -Leroy Hodges
    -Chris Glen
    -Jerry Scheff
    -Bob Daisley
    -Willie Weeks
    -Chris Squire
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Vinyl; vintage Towncraft plaid shirts; KC and Memphis BBQ; cooking; cycling; cast iron cookware restoration; photography; world travel; contemporary art
    Acoustic USA endorser
    L.A. until '83, Seattle until '94, Memphis until '00, Wichita since '03, Hong Kong now and then. I been everywhere, man.


    When there's no tiger in the forest, the monkey is the king.