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  • About

    Greenville, SC, USA
    Current Setup:
    Franken-Fender ‘51 Precision Clone “Slabosaurus Rex”
    1982 Ibanez Roadster RS824BB "Mo"
    Franken-Fender Precision "Forest Thump, Jr."
    1981 Peavey T-40 "Sherman"
    2014 Gibson USA EB "Oroville"
    Carvin BX500
    Avatar B212Neo
    Avatar B210Neo
    Favorite Genres:
    Anything with soul.
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Soul Intent (Motown/Stax/Soul and R&B group)
    Daddyo & the De Villes (Jump-Blues/Jive/Swing/Early-R&B and R'n'R combo)
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Oh god ... please. Really, I can't even BEGIN to list a third of a century of gear hound activity here!

    Here is my best effort to list the basses I've actually owned
    (chronological order of ownership, first to last):

    197? El Cheapo Japanese P-Bass Copy (my first bass)
    1981 Hondo II P-Bass Copy
    1977 Guild B-301 (my first really good quality instrument)
    1972 Fender P-Bass (Olympic White w/ Tort scratch plate!)
    1984 Peavey Foundation
    197? Eko Violin Bass
    1985 Steinberger XL-2A (in custom white finish)
    1963 Fender P-Bass (AKA, "The One That Got Away")
    Veillette-Citron 8-string
    Yamaha BB300
    1981 Gibson Victory Standard
    Yamaha BB1100S
    1980 Music Man StingRay
    1991 Epiphone Thunderbird
    1978 Music Man StingRay
    1993 Music Man StingRay
    Fender Jazz Bass Fretless
    1988 Fender Precision Bass Special
    Steinberger Spirit 4
    Fender Precision Bass Lyte
    1977 Music Man StingRay (dead-mint natural finish 'Ray, in the original case with tags & MM strap!)
    1984 Guild Pilot
    DeArmond Pilot 5 (first 5-string attempt)
    DeArmond Pilot Deluxe 5 (second 5-string attempt)
    2001 Fender ‘51 Reissue P-Bass
    1980 Ibanez RS-924
    1978 Peavey T-40
    2001 Warwick FNA JazzMan
    1999 Warwick Streamer Standard
    Fender Deluxe Active Jazz
    Fender ‘57 Reissue P-Bass
    Palatino Upright
    Washburn/Custom Bootsy Collins “Space Bass”
    Music Man S.U.B. 5-string (third 5-string attempt … why do I keep doing this?)
    1981 Aria Pro II Cardinal
    O.L.P. StingRay
    1999 Warwick Thumb
    2008 Fender Squier Jazz
    2006 Fender Squier Vintage-Vibe P-Bass
    Schecter Stiletto Exotic 4
    Franken-Fender “Über-Jazz”
    1996 Music Man StingRay 5 (fourth 5-string attempt … do you know the definition of crazy?)
    2003 Cort GB74
    1994 Roscoe LG3005 Custom (fifth and final 5-string attempt … lesson learned)
    1989 Music Man StingRay 4 Piezo

    And, as crazy as it sounds ... I just KNOW I am forgetting something!
    G.A.S. List:
    1960 Fender Precision, Olympic White, rosewood board w/ clay dots, tort pickguard.

    1974 Fender Jazz, Aztec Gold, bound maple board w/ MOTO blocks, MOTO pickguard.

    German Upright
    Influences and Teachers:
    Jamerson, Bernard, Philo, The Ox, Jaco, Rocco, Duck, Louis, Flea, Edgar, Vic, Oteil, Mr. Porter, anyone tasty ...
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Music is pretty much all-consuming.


    "We had a band powerful enough to turn goat piss into gasoline!"
    Donald "Duck" Dunn
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