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  • About

    July 3
    New York, NY
    Current Setup:
    1973 Fender Jazz
    1999 Fender/Warmoth/Allparts/Dimarzio home-built Franken-jazz '73 copy
    Brother of Franken-jazz fretless
    1998 Fender 5-string USA Jazz Bass
    70's Aria '57 P-Bass copy
    1978 Guild B-301
    1978 Aria SB-700
    1998 Carvin LB-20
    1972 Aria Jazz Bass lawsuit copy
    70's no-name Jazz Bass lawsuit copy
    2016 Squier Vintage Modified Jazz Bass
    20?? Ibanez Artcore hollowbody
    Mid-80s Silver Cort Slammer short scale bass
    Michael Kelly Dragonfly acoustic bass guitar
    Eminence Detachable-Neck EUB
    GK MB-500 head
    GK 400RB head (vintage)
    Behringer BX4500H head
    Markbass New York 122 2x12 cabinet
    Carvin Redline 410 cabinet
    GK Backline Series 4x10 cabinet
    GK MB-112-II combo
    80s Randall combo
    Anvil flight cases (for jazz basses)
    Mono M-80 case
    Mono Vertigo case

    Fender Frankenstrat w/ 1980 Fender Lead II neck and 2009 Squier body
    1973 Gibson SG Custom
    1980 Peavey T-60
    1985 Aria Cardinal series
    1977 Aria lawsuit strat copy
    2013 Indy Custom Strat copy
    196? Tiesco
    80s Seagull S6 acoustic
    Epiphone AJ sce acoustic
    Simon & Patrick acoustic
    70's Music Man HD-series combo
    Peavey Backstage plus combo
    Line 6 combo

    Deering banjo
    Lida banjo
    Rogue mandolin
    Capitol uke
    Yamaha drums
    Various percussion
    Various keyboards
    Home studio running Logic X on a Mac with Apogee, Mackie, Symetrix, E-mu, Ashly, DOD, Golden Age, Behringer, etc. gear
    Favorite Genres:
    I own over 7000 CDs and LPs :-)
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Freelancer (have played with over 100 different artists)
    Previously Owned Gear:
    1982 Gibson Victory Bass
    Various MIM and MIJ Fender Jazz basses
    70's Aria Hollowbody bass
    Palatino EUB
    70s Fender Mustang
    Various Fender strats
    Rogue RA-100 acoustic
    Carvin PB-115 combo amp
    GK MB150s combo amp
    Peavey Basic 40 combo amp
    Peavey TNT 130 combo amp
    1/2 sized plywood upright
    Various mandolins
    G.A.S. List:
    Nice mandolin
    Cool hollowbody bass (Guild Starfire, Epiphone Rivoli etc.-style)
    '70s lawsuit jazz basses
    Rickenbacker 4001
    Vintage Guild acoustic guitar
    '70s hardtail Fender Stratocaster
    Influences and Teachers:
    Jack Bruce, Paul McCartney, Noel Redding, Bruce Foxton, David Brown, Billy Cox, Gene Simmons, James Dewar, Bruce Thomas, Geddy Lee, Jack Casady, Colin Moulding, Phil Lynott, Norwood Fisher, Phil Lesh, Jim Rodford, John McVie, Greg Norton, Nick Lowe, Carol Kaye, Rocco Prestia, Marshall Grant, Leo Lyons, Miroslav Vitous, Carl Radle, Gary Peacock, David Margen, Andy Rourke, Dusty Hill, John Entwistle, Jaco Pastorius, Phil Chen, Leon Wilkeson, John Paul Jones, Klaus Voorman....
    Available for Instruction?:
    • Bass Guitar Instruction
    Teaching Credentials:
    BA from Fordham University, 17 years teaching experience (at one time 40 students per week).

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