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    Home Page:
    Richmond, Virginia
    Current Setup:
    Nash 1957 Precision Bass replica with Light Relic finish (made in 2007)
    1987 MusicMan Stringray
    Old Fender Jazz Bass
    1973 Fender Precision Bass with aftermarket fretless neck
    Stagg Electric Upright Bass;
    Epiphone Thunderbird IV
    Ampeg STV-350 solid state head
    Ampeg SVT 410HE
    Ampeg BSE 1x15 cabinet
    Ampeg B-25B tube head
    Ampeg BA-108
    Fender Rumble 350 combo
    1966 Ampeg B18N
    Ampeg B15N from the 1970s
    Tech 21 SansAmp
    Tech 21 Bass Compactor
    Boss tuner pedal
    Boss chorus pedal
    Squire Mustang Bass
    Samual Eastman V100 3/4 upright bass
    K&K Bassmax pickup
    Innovation RB140 uprightbass strings
    K. Holtz French bow
    Brownsville Beatle Bass w/ Fender Flatwounds
    Favorite Genres:
    I like any music that has a great bass line.
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    River City Swing (jazz standards); Canary Promise (original rock songs; some friends have said it sounds similar to Radiohead, while others say the Dave Mathews Band); Haversack and Hardtack String Band.
    Previously Owned Gear:
    The only gear I regret selling is an SWR Goliath Sr. I thought my rock-n-roll days were over and it set unplayed for a few years. It was big and heavy but easy to move because of the built-in wheels and rear handle. I've since replaced it with an Ampeg SVT 410HE and I'm happy with the trade-off.
    G.A.S. List:
    I wish I would have bought that early 1970s Fender Precision Bass for $500 at a music store several years ago. It was one of the most comfortable, nicest sounding, broke-in basses I've played. But you live and learn. I recently bought a Nash P-Bass relic and its as nice as the one I passed on, but it cost over 3 times the price!
    Influences and Teachers:
    #1 is Stanley Sheldon (bassist on Frampton Comes Alive), #2 is Joe Byrd (jazz guitarist Charlie Byrd's bass-playing brother .. as a youngster I couldn't play Charlie's licks on this records, but I COULD play Joe's bass lines .... that and breaking the G and high E srings on my guitar led me to play bass).
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Bicycle riding; collect AM tube radios.