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Dave Pomeroy Likes Fish Tacos

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by wellshuxley, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. wellshuxley


    Apr 16, 2007
    Raleigh, NC
    I've been working at a Mexican restaurant in Nashville for an embarrassingly long time. I know more about burritos and tomatillos than I ever cared to know. I've only got a few more shifts to go before I will officially be paying the bills by playing bass, so I've been a bit of a zombie at the ol' taqueria over the past couple weeks.

    Tonight, however, I was jolted out of my zombified state as I looked up from reading an article about the newly elected president of the Nashville branch Musician's Union, Dave Pomeroy, who also happens to be quite the prolific bass player. I was looking at a great picture of him playing his Gibson EB-2 when the little bell on the door rang. Lo and behold, it was the man himself!

    I told him his "Retrorama" article about the EB-2 in Bassplayer Mag inspired me to get my own EB-2, and he was super nice and we chatted for as long as I dared as he seemed to be in a business meeting. To top it off, he ordered my favorite dish on the menu: fish tacos! I suppose if you're a musician waiting tables, Nashville is the place to do it :bassist:
  2. the engine

    the engine Guest

    Cool story!
  3. Phil Smith

    Phil Smith Mr Sumisu 2 U

    May 30, 2000
    Peoples Republic of Brooklyn
    Creator of: iGigBook for Android/iOS
    I thought this thread was about something else...oh well nevermind.
  4. I have a DVD with Dave Pomeroy playing a fretless ain a duet with Oteil Burbridge. He can really handle a bass!
  5. zachbass02

    zachbass02 One Hairy....squatch.

    Jan 3, 2005
    Nashville, TN
    what taco joint you work at? I've probably ordered from you before.

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