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porterbass
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porterbass

Male, from Chicago

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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Chicago
    Current Setup:
    Elrick Platinum Classic 4 fretless Hybrid w/Aguilar Pre & Barts
    Rick Turner Electroline Fretted EL-434-PMM
    Fender US Precision Fretted w/ SD Antiquity pups
    Fender US Precision with US Jazz Fretless neck w/'62 pups
    Aria Sinsonido Fretless
    Phil Jones Bass - various
    Zoom B3 (for headphones/quiet practice)
    MacBookPro
    iPad Air 2
    Apogee Jam 96K
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Paid for my college playing bass and guitar a long time ago. Picked up a bass about 8 years ago and was hooked again! Looking to make this my retirement gig once I leave tech/marketing.
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Elrick Gold Classic 6 fretted
    Elrick Platinum E-volution 4 fretted Hybrid
    Rick Turner Ren 4 fretless
    Rick Turner Ren 5 fretless
    Fender '76 Precision
    Fender '78 Jazz
    Fender Custom Shop '64 Jazz Relic
    Fender American Standard Jazz with Aero pickups
    Pedulla Pentabuzz
    Ampeg V6B head and 2 x 15 cabinet
    MarkBass CMD 121P combo
    GK MB112 combo
    Phil Jones Bass BG-300 Super Flightcase
    Phil Jones D-600 Amplifier & two Compact 4 cabinets
    Phil Jones BG-100 Bass Cub
    G.A.S. List:
    Turner Model 1 bass, Rob Allen Deep 4, Turner Electroline Fretless 4
    Influences and Teachers:
    The usual suspects along with many of you. A bass player/singer in the southeast named Randy Lewis (RIP) who played even though he was missing most of his right arm. Awesome dude. Some of the School of Rock kids here. Passionate, studious, creative, frickin' talented. As I recently got back into playing bass after playing flamenco guitar the past 12 yrs, I am finding new inspiration every week, and loving it.
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Tech/Marketing Software development, fitness training, tennis, snow skiing, listening to passionate musicians.

    Signature

    Elrick Fretless | Turner Electroline Fretted | Fender P - Fretted & Fretless | Phil Jones Bass