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  • About

    Cincinnati, Ohio
    Current Setup:
    DB: 7/8 carved flatback w/ Thomastik Spirocore Weich strings and Fishman Full Circle pickup. Tom Owen French bow with Pops rosin.

    EUB: Eminence 4-String, Removable Neck.

    BG: Fender Precision and Jazz Basses.

    Amplification: Walter Woods Electracoustic amp, and GK MB150S and MB112 combos. Custom Neo 1x15 speaker cabinet.
    Favorite Genres:
    Just about everything.
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    The usual country club, hotel, night club, and restaurant stuff. Churches, concerts. Duos, trios, quartets, even an occasional big band.
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Amps and speakers include Acme, Acoustic, Acoustic Image, AMP, Ampeg, Bag End, Epifani, Euphonic Audio, Fender, GK, Hartke, Henriksen JazzAmp, LDS, Markbass, Polytone, Raezers Edge, Schroeder, SWR, Walter Woods, etc.

    Double basses include Kay, American Standard, Upton hybrid, Christopher plywood and various other plywood and hybrid DBs. Also a Shen Willow and a couple original 60's Ampeg Baby Basses.

    Many classic bass guitars.
    G.A.S. List:
    Happy with what I have.
    Influences and Teachers:
    Ray Brown, James Jamerson and Paul McCartney were three of my biggest influences originally who got me interested in the bass. There are really just too many others to mention now. I've learned something from almost everyone I've heard.

    I've had some great teachers over the years: For classical bass fundamentals, Charles Medcalf, Barry Green and Rick Vizachero, all members of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. For jazz, the great and much missed Cal Collins and Kenny Poole were major mentors to me. Lou Lausche has also been a big influence, and a great teacher. Last but not least, Mike Sharfe.
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Scuba Diving. Electronics.
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