WoodyJ
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WoodyJ

Male, from Atlanta GA suburb

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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    November 17
    Location:
    Atlanta GA suburb
    Occupation:
    Retired
    Current Setup:
    BASSES:
    '57 Fender Precision, Sunburst, double stamp, 11/57, ex-Paul Goddard ARS
    '65 Fender Precision, Blonde, pre-CBS L99xxx, Lollar PU, Warmoth Jazz neck
    Fender AV '58 Precision, Black, 2014
    Fender AVRI '57 Precision, Fullerton V000xxx, Sunburst, 1982
    Fender AVRI '62 Precision, Fullerton V01xxxx, Fiesta Red, 1983
    Fender AVRI '62 stack knob Jazz Bass, Vintage White, 1988
    Fender Custom Shop '59 Precision Closet Classic, Sunburst, 2008
    Fender Custom Shop '61 Precision, Sean Hurley sig, Charcoal Frost, 2018
    Fender Custom Shop '64 Jazz Bass, Cunetto Relic, Sunburst, 1997
    Gibson Les Paul Junior DC short scale bass, Worn Brown, 2022

    BASS AMPS & CABS:
    Mesa Subway TT-800, Mesa Subway 1x12 and 1x15 cabinets
    Mesa Walkabout Scout 1x12 combo
    Ampeg SVT-7PRO, Ampeg Rocket Bass blue diamond 1x15 cabinet
    Fender '67 Dual Showman head, 1x15 custom cabinet, 4 ohm EV-15BX

    PEDALBOARD
    Boss GEB-7 Bass EQ/boost
    MXR Dyna Comp compressor
    Boss TU-2 tuner

    DI/PREAMPS, etc.:
    Mesa D-800 Bass Preamp/DI
    Trace Elliot Transit-B Bass Preamp/DI
    Tech 21 SansAmp Preamp/DI
    Favorite Genres:
    '60's-'80's Rock, Surf, Motown, Funk, Trad Country, Roots
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Last Mariners (instrumental rock/surf)
    X-Rays (Instrumental rock)
    Hulahounds (instrumental rock)
    Nightfall (Corporate party show band)
    Horizon (top 40 show band)
    Carousel (top 40 bar band)

    Bassist for Shari Moss, aka "The Folk Goddess" (acoustic folk/roots)

    On-call studio and substitute bassist
    Previously Owned Gear:
    BASSES:
    Fender basses - 8 P's, 2 J's
    Rickenbacker 4003S (2019)
    Nash PB-57 Precision
    Music Man Sting Ray (1978)
    Danelectro DC-59 shorthorn bass ('90's)
    Ibanez Artcore ABG140
    Martin 00C-16GTAE acoustic bass guitar
    Breedlove Atlas acoustic bass guitar
    Englehardt double bass
    no-name Japanese '62 Precision copy (my first bass in 1973)

    BASS AMPS:
    Mesa Subway D-800
    Mesa Venture 2x12 combo w/ M-Pulse 600
    Ampeg PF-350
    Ampeg SVT3-Pro
    Ampeg SVT 350H
    Ampeg Isovent 2x15+2x10 cab
    SWR WorkingPro 2x10C + 1x15 SWR extension cab
    G-K MB150E combo + G-K MBX extension cab
    G-K 800RB bass head
    Music Man HD65 head, 1978
    Music Man 412B cab
    Music Man 210RH cabs (2) w/ EVM-10B'[s
    Acoustic 470 head, 1970's
    Fender Dual Showman, 2x15 cab, EV-15BX's, 1962
    Fender Bassman 2x12 piggyback, 1966
    Fender Custom Shop Rumble Bass head (300W, all tube), 1997
    Fender clone (ex-Peavey) 2x15 cab w/ E-V 15BX 400W speakers
    G.A.S. List:
    nothing at this time
    Influences and Teachers:
    Duck Dunn, Bob Bogle, James Jamerson, Paul Goddard, Rowland Salley, John Deacon, Mike Mesaros, Carol Kaye, Bob Babbitt, Steve Harris, L. Scott Esbeck, Howie Epstein, Ron Blair, Tony Franklin, Gary Thain, Pino Palladino, Bob Daisley, Leland Sklar, Tiran Porter
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Old cars and motorcycles, Vintage Fender guitars, basses and amps
    Playing bass since 1973, guitar since 1964.

    Founding member and lead guitarist of The Mariners
    surf/instrumental rock band, founded 1964.

    I do "in the pocket" straight-ahead bass like Duck Dunn, Bob Babbitt and Ron Blair.

    Have played electric bass and lead guitar in several bands and studio sessions. After decades of live gigging, now just doing studio and fill-in work.

    Signature

    Woody J (Jack)
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