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theoldman
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theoldman

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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Carbondale, IL, USA
    Occupation:
    Musician
    Current Setup:
    BASSES:
    Fender Jazz Bass - Geddy Lee model, w/ black pickguard and Hipshot detuner on E-string
    Aria Pro II SB1000(?) - my first Matsumoku bass, possibly a prototype according to a fellow TBer
    Sterling by Music Man SB14 - electric blue
    Epiphone Thunderbird Goth - got this guy cheap to mess around with, needs at least a new paint job
    Westone Genesis XA6520 - my second and probably not last Matsumoku bass
    American Standard upright - a friend estimates it's from the late 40's or 50's
    Pallatino upright bass - cheapie off Craigslist, actually sounds good after some work
    Mexican guitarron - Lucida (from China), but hopefully one from Paracho someday

    AMPS:
    Hartke Kickback 15
    Carvin MB1215 combo
    Carvin BX500 w/ BRX10.4 NEO cabinet

    STRINGS:
    D'Addario Chromes - on the Fender, Aria Pro II, and SBMM
    D'Addario Half-Rounds - on the Westone
    Innovation Psychoslaps - on the Pallatino DB
    Pirastro Obligatos - on the American Standard
    Favorite Genres:
    Anything and everything. That's why I love the bass, just about every style needs one!
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    King Juba (blues/funk), HOT! Sauce (Latin dance), Soul Glo (funk/R&B), Raw Flesh Eaters (metal/horror), Well Well Wells (Chicago/Texas blues), Tweedsmen (inst. surf), Coatlaxopeuh (mariachi), Mudsills (North MS blues)
    Influences and Teachers:
    Influences: Charles Mingus, Paul McCartney, Cliff Burton, James Jamerson, Larry Grey, Jack Bruce, John Paul Jones, Rocco Prestia, Stanley Clarke, Geezer Butler and a whole host of other guys.........

    Teachers: Nick Schneider
    Available for Instruction?:
    • Bass Guitar Instruction
    • Double Bass Instruction

    Signature

    It's not getting any smarter out there. - FZ