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Male, from Tokyo Japan
Bringing you the finest new and used basses from Japan! www.bassjapandirect.com Oct 22, 2016
- steweDbass was last seen:
- Jul 9, 2018
- Home Page:
- Tokyo Japan
- Bass Dealer / Bassist / composer
- Current Setup:
Bacchus 24 custom, Bacchus woodline DX M 5 Natural, Bacchus Standard JB5, Moon JJ4, Blade B-4, ESP Flipper Fretless, Bacchus TF5ASH
Zoom B3 FX, Aguilar / Harkte amps, Roland Jazz Chorus guitar amp.
- Favorite Genres:
- Funk, Jazz, Latin, Metal, Classical,
- Gigs and Ensembles:
- Danny M's Innobassion, Michal Sobkowiak Trio, Daruma Artists (agent), ZMZ Artist(agent / label)s, Time Office Artists(agent), Ritz Carlton (venue), Grand Hyatt (Venue), Pink Cow(Venue), Motion Blue, Sugar Hill and many Tokyo live houses...
- Previously Owned Gear:
- Bacchus hand made basses, STR, Moon, Momose, Tune, Atelier Z, ESP basses, Bottom Wave, dragonfly, Sago
- G.A.S. List:
- STR custom made 5 string.
- Influences and Teachers:
- John Pattitucci, Rocco P, Jaco P, Stu Hamm, Rodney Curtis, Lincoln Goines, Dominic Di-Piazza, Chris Squire, Cliff Burton, Victor Wooten, Stanley Clarke,
- Hobbies and Interests:
- Carpentry / illustration
- Commercial User?:
- Bacchus / STR Endorsing Artist and direct Dealer of new and used MIJ Brands.
First and foremost I'm a bassist, a complete bass addict, who spent many years touring as a professional player around various parts of the globe playing World, Jazz, Funk, Soukous, Soca, Latin, Drum n Bass and other amalgams of modern contemporary music. i had the pleasure of working in groups who were supporting DJs (including Jeff Mills, Andy Weatherall), Working with the Netherlands Blazers Ensemble and Real World Records (as bassist for Ayub Ogada). I had the pleasure of working on some co-writing with Jehlisa Andersen, accompanying actress and vocalist Kate Dimbleby in a theatrical production about Peggy Lee, among other interesting activities.
- Available for Instruction?:
- Bass Guitar Instruction
- Double Bass Instruction
Secondly I'm a part-time composer having completed numerous projects for TV, Games and Web Media. To that end I'm a bit of a multi instrumentalist with piano, guitar, drums, percussion and vocal skills to add to the mix.
Now I live in Tokyo with my growing family and gig with Innobassion, polish piano virtuoso Michal Sobkowiak and the Shu Ishikawa Quartet. I also teach (online mostly) and compose, as well as run my online Japanese Bass Shop. BASS JAPAN DIRECT SHOP
So I am a Bassist that runs a shop working directly with some of Japans finest hand made brands! This enables me to bring some of these rare beauties to foreign clients at great prices!
SignatureThe best deals on Japan's finest hand made brands, new and used, direct from the source to your door!
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