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- May 21
- SF Bay Area
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Just a Skeleton with a Jazz bass, Male, from SF Bay Area
- May 21
- SF Bay Area
- Current Setup:
Mike Lull M4V
Fender MIA Active Jazz Deluxe
Rick Turner Rennaisance fretless 4
Mesa Walkabout amp and 1x12combo
Ampeg SVT 6pro
Fender Studio Bass & LDS 2x15
Bergantino CN212 and NV610
- Favorite Genres:
- Jazz, Fusion, Straight Ahead/Bop, Guitar Driven Rock/Alt Country, World Music, Prog - anything but polka
- Gigs and Ensembles:
Jim Hurley (Dan Hicks, Richie Blackmore, WhoGrass)
NightHarvest: original jazz/funk/world music oriented quintet.
Suzanna Spring (EMI/Bluewater) and South Side Boys Club: Alt Country/Americana.
Wolf Hamlin (American Idol) and the Front Porch Drifters: Original Outlaw/Alt Country
Rhythm section for hire
- Previously Owned Gear:
'74 Fender Jazz, defretted in '78 due to Jaco-itis
Gibson EB-0 (awful)
'78 Fender J/P custom set up
'83 Ibanez Musician
Baldwin Professional (ha!)
Fender Bassman 50 - blackface
Fender Bassman 70 - silverface
Fender Bassman 135 w/various cabs
custom JBL D140 folded horn cabs
Kustom K200 Blue Sparkle tuck and roll amp and 2x15 with chrome portholes
'71 Ampeg B15N
Ampeg SVT and 8x10 cab - late 70's version
Nemesis NC4x10 combo
about all I can remember .. I'm old !
- G.A.S. List:
Roscoe Beck IV - ha, got one!
Decent URB with a p/u and skills to play it
- Influences and Teachers:
anyone I ever heard has taught me something .. but
Niels Pederson, Paul Chambers, Ray Brown, Ron Carter, Rufus Reid, James Jamerson, Duck Dunn, Paul McCartney, John Entwistle, Geezer, Jack Bruce, Lee Sklar, Tony Levin, Jaco, Alphonso Johnson, Chris Squire, Rick Laird, Bruce Thomas, Colin Moulding, Jeffery Hammond, Aston "Family Man" Barrett, Ralphe Armstrong, Pino Paladino, Chuck Rainey, Sting and the list goes on ........
I've been playing bass since I was 6 years old and it still makes me happy 54 years later.
- Hobbies and Interests:
- cooking(eating!), back packing, cars, computers/tech, photography, mtn biking
Apparently it also makes others happy too as I am steadily employed to do it.
SignatureLIFE is good - remind yourself of that every day
Lull M4V - MIA Jazz - Turner Fretless 4 - MIJ 51 P - Roscoe Beck IV
Mesa WA & Berg CN212 or NV610 - Fender Studio Bass & LDS 2x15 - Demeter VTBP-M-800D