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May 11
Michigan, Suburban Detroit
Engineer by trade, bass player by necessity

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Male, from Michigan, Suburban Detroit

Married with children Nov 4, 2017

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  • About

    May 11
    Michigan, Suburban Detroit
    Engineer by trade, bass player by necessity
    Current Setup:
    '89 Tobias Basic Pre-Gibson basic 6-String
    '08 MTD 535-24
    '85 Pearl White Fender Jazz Bass Special
    '07 Fender Marcus Miller, MIJ natural 4 Strings
    '02 Fender Jazz Burgundy Mist, CS masterbuilt Mark Kendrick
    '03 Warwick Thumb NT
    '02 Fender 1959 Precision Custom Shop
    '98 Fender Sunburst Precision MIA
    '08 Fender Jaguar Red, MIJ
    '01 Fender Jazz, Olympic white relic CS with retrofitted 2TEK bridge
    '01 Sadowsky NY4 String Jazz, AAAA maple top
    '97 Fender Jazz, CS Sunburst (Cunetto?)
    '04 Fender Jazz, CS Sherwood Green, body & neck masterbuilt Jason Smith
    '91 Fender Bass Center Jazz fretless Jaco Bass, number 1 of 100
    '07 Fender Cunetto Fretless Jazz, special order Sam Ash 03 of 17
    '89 Fender Urge Sherwood Green
    '91 Fender Precision 40th Anniversary Tiger maple top

    SWR SM900 Amp + Goliath Sr. cabinet.
    GK Combo MB150 S III
    Peterson Strobo Rack tuner
    Furman PL8 Power conditioner (2)
    ARIS 614 Spike & Surge Protector
    Dunlop MXR Bass envelope
    Favorite Genres:
    Soul, Motown, R&B, Jazz, Latin and the occasional wedding playlist LOL
    Previously Owned Gear:
    '84 Squier Precision Black MIJ
    Gibson Artist, year unknown
    G.A.S. List:
    Music Man Sting Ray
    Modulus Quantum 5 Strings
    '62 black Precision with maple neck
    Mike Lull 5 string (35" scale!)
    Fender Precision Elite
    Steinberger XL-2
    Influences and Teachers:
    James Jamerson
    Jaco Pastorius
    Anthony Jackson
    Francis Rocco Prestia
    John Taylor
    Graham Maby
    Colin Hodgkinson, the only bass player allowed to use a pick
    Norm Watts Roy
    Jim Ligget (first teacher)
    Dan Pliskow (DSO, first bass teacher RIP)
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Family, cooking, soccer, travel, reading fiction
    Teaching Credentials:
    University of Hard Knocks


    The secret is to get paid not to play fast, but get paid to hear fast.
    J stands for James Jamerson, Jaco and Jackson, Anthony.
    R stands for Rocco, Rainey and Rufus Reid.
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