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from Spinning, shimmery aqueous sphere

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Enjoying here while here, as there is no here there Nov 18, 2016

    1. staccatogrowl
      Enjoying here while here, as there is no here there
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    Spinning, shimmery aqueous sphere
    Current Setup:
    Fretted & fretless electric solid-body 5-string basses. Lightweight amps & cabs of moderate power. Phantom powered DI. Various IEMs. Typical stand-alone fx devices. KB bass synth. Ableton Live 9 w/Push controller
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    5-piece alt rock, multiple praise/worship bands, & other kaleidoscopic collaborations gospel to jazz to funk to classical
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Music first: study, practice, perform, listen. Find and hone your voice, produce pleasing tone, be reliable, have fun, be grateful. This logic works with any gear.
    G.A.S. List:
    Connecting with Higher Power through music, life, other musicians, & people in general. Working to share the good: (greater) Good Acquisition Syndrome
    Influences and Teachers:
    Tony Bennett, Kurt Elling, Ella Fitzgerald, Bobby McFerrin, Joe Williams, Bill Evans, Gil Goldstein, Herbie Hancock, Jeff Lorber, Dave McKenna, Dr. Lonnie Smith, McCoy Tyner, Stevie Wonder, Joe Zawinul, Alex Al, Richard Bona, Brian Bromberg, Oteil Burbridge, Alain Caron, Dominique Di Piazza, John Goldsby, Jimmy Haslip, David Holland, Peter Müller, Jaco Pastorius, Stefan Rademacher, Rufus Reid, Pistol Allen, Art Blakey, Billy Cobham, Roy Haynes, Billy Higgins, Elvin Jones, Philly Joe Jones, Bernard Purdie, Max Roach, George Benson, Ed Bickert, Charlie Christian, Kevin Eubanks, Pat Martino, Pat Metheny, Joe Pass, Eric Alexander, Jerry Bergonzi, Paul Desmond, Benny Golson, Dexter Gordon, Bob Mintzer, Joshua Redman, Steve Turre, Wayne Shorter, Modern Jazz Quartet, Weather Report, Yellowjackets, Berry Gordy, Quincy Jones, Orrin Keepnews, Tommy LiPuma, George Martin, Creed Taylor, and Rudy Van Gelder


    Music over gear: study, practice, perform, listen. Find your voice & tone, be reliable, have fun, be grateful, whatever the gear.
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