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    January 30
    Home Page:
    Western NY State
    Current Setup:
    BASSES (date made) -
    1. FrankenFender - 1970's P-Bass body (Ash) with 1971 Jazz Neck (Maple/Rosewood). Vintage '62 PUP
    2. Fender MIM Jazz 5 string (non-active) (2007)
    3. Spector BOB 5 (1990's)
    4. Gibson LP 5 Bass (1990's)
    5. Framus Triumph electric upright (1905's???)
    6. Pace 5-string upright.
    7. Gretsch Billy-Bo (2007)
    8. Fender CIJ '51 Reissue P-bass (1994-1995)
    9. Squier 50's Classic Vibe P-Bass (2010)
    10. Dean Metalman
    11. Epiphone Explorer Korina (2010)
    12. Epiphone Zenith Fretless (2009)
    13. MTD CRB 5-String (2012)
    14. ESP LTD Surveyor 414 (2011)
    15. Squier Classic Vibe Tele Bass w/ Mudbucker (2010)
    16. Epiphone Allen Woody Rumblekat (2009)

    1. Ampeg Portaflex PF-500 with 1x10 and 2x10 Portaflex cabs
    2.Ampeg SVT-400T with 4x10HE Cab
    3. Ampeg BA-300 1x15
    4. Ampeg B3 Combo
    5. Hartke 2500 Head with various 1x15 cabs (Traynor, GBX folded, custom made)
    6. SWR Working Man's Head with SWR 1x12 & various cabs
    7. Genz Benz Shuttle 9.0

    EFFECTS (Mix'em Match'em. It changes upon need)
    Delays - MXR Carbon Copy(primary) or TC Electonrics Nova Repearter or EH Echo 1
    Reverb - EBS Dynaverb(primary), Digitech Digiverb
    Chorus - Tech 21 Bass Boost Chorus(Primary), Digitech CF-7, BBE Mindbender, Boss CEB3
    Distortion - T-Rex Bass Juice (primary), Noble or Marshall Guvnor2, or MXR El Grande, Boss OD-B
    Octave - EBS Octabass (primary),MXR Bass Octave, Boss OC3, Boss OC2
    Envelope Filter - WMD Super Fatman (primary), 3 Leaf Groove Regulator, Boss AW-3
    Flanger - Boss BF3 (Primary), Boss BF2
    Phaser - EBS DPhaser (Primary), Pigtronix EP-2, Wounded Paw P90
    Ring Modulator - Copilot FX Android
    Wah - Black Cat Moan or Bass Cry Baby
    Noise reduction - Boss NS2
    Wireless - Shure
    Multi-effects - Boss GT-6B
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Hoodoo Daddies; Captain Jack Blues Band; Certified Groove; LuAnn Arena
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Mostly everything in the known universe.
    G.A.S. List:
    See previously owned gear.
    Wanted: None.
    Influences and Teachers:
    In no order:

    Tommy Shannon
    Duck Dunn
    Jamerson & Babbit
    Johnny Gayden
    Jack Bruce
    Willie Dixon
    Hobbies and Interests:
    • Bass & guitar performance and accompaniment.
    • Stylistic vocal & instrumental compositions & arrangements; lyric writing.

    • Bass: Electric (fretted, fretless & upright), 5 string, 4 string.
    • Guitar: Electric, acoustic, classical (nylon string), slide (acoustic & electric).
    • Voice: Tenor. Range - G below middle C to A flat above middle C.
    • Styles: Blues, Folk, Pop, Rock, Commercial, Classical, Madrigal.

    • Hoodoo Daddies: Bassist, Guitarist, Vocalist, Arranger.
    • Capt Jack Blues Band: Bassist, Lead Vocalist, Arranger
    • Joe Beard & Blues Union: Bassist (fill in)
    • Crosseyed Cat Band: Bassist, Vocalist
    • Certified Groove: Bassist, Vocalist, Arranger, Producer (“Certified Groove” CD)
    • Barb Wired Blues Band: Bassist, Guitarist, Vocalist, Arranger
    • Rockin' Robin and the Bucket of Blues: Bassist, Vocalist, Arranger

    • Capt Jack & Rhino: Guitarist, Lead Vocalist, Composer, Arranger
    • Winners: 2005 Blues Society Of Western NY International Blues Challenge “Memphis Bound” competition
    • Guitar For Occasion: Solo guitar & vocals (www.guitarforoccasion.com)
    Composer & Performer: “The Breakfast Buzz Blues” for WBZA Radio, Rochester, NY. Composed “bumper theme” for “The Breakfast Buzz” morning show that is played in rotation. Performed song on camera for a television commercial for that was shown regionally.
    • LuAnn Arena & What's Next: Guitarist, Vocalist (“What’s Next” album)
    • VUE: Guitarist, Vocalist, Composer
    Song "Your Lips Never Moved" in the NYS Dept. of Education film documentary "Mary's Choice - Teen Pregnancy".
    • Nazareth College: Arranged vocal & instrumental (including orchestral) music and composed music senior recital (1 hour performance)

    • Captain Jack & Rhino: 1st Place, 2005 The Blues Society Of Western NY International Blues Challenge “Memphis Bound” competition (Solo/Duo)
    • Certified Groove: 3rd Place, The Blues Society of Western NY 2002 International Blues Challenge Memphis Bound Competition (Band)
    • 2005 Blues Society Of Western NY “Muddy Award” winner
    • Writer/Composer/Publisher member of ASCAP
    • Academic Scholarship - Nazareth College.

    BS Music Theory, Nazareth College of Rochester


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