Ohio Bassist Club

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by Auzzie-Phoenix, Nov 23, 2007.

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  1. Just showing some appreciation for bassists in the state I live in. If you are a bassist living in the state of Ohio, this club's for you. Chime in, and while you're at it, assign yourself a number. Just make sure you announce your number to make it easy on folks who are new. Who knows, maybe you can meet some new people and talk over a few beers or something. Also, feel free to talk about favorite techniques, hangouts, styles, and anything related to your bass playing.

    Note to Mods: If I have posted this in the wrong forum, please move to the appropriate forum and send a pm letting me know where it has been moved. I'm assuming that this club is new and not pre-existing as search did not provide a relevant result with a live thread.

    Auzzie-Phoenix: Columbus, OH (Ohio Bassist Club Member #1)
  2. gweimer


    Apr 6, 2000
    Columbus, OH
    Count me in. I'm looking for a band up here. In the meantime, I hit the jam nights at The Thirsty Whale on Eakin Rd. on Thursdays, and the Corner Cafe on Sullivant on Sundays.
  3. Welcome to the club. You are member #2. The funny thing is that I actually know where both of those places are... though haven't been near them in ages. I usually hang out at darker places like outland (they moved due to imminent domain being claimed on the old property by the city). Great to see another ohio bassist!!!
  4. sedan_dad


    Feb 5, 2006
    OK boys ,I'll play.
    I play most every weekend but I do partake in the Jam at the Thirsty Ear on sundays when I can.
    I've played this town since the mid 70's.
    I'm currently with Terry Davidson and the Gears.
  5. Lincoln

    Lincoln Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2006
    Well, it's nice to hear from more of us rare bread Ohio bassists!

    I live in Akron and do most of my gigging in Cleveland - currently with the Rhythm Syndicate. 2-3 weekends a month and I'm on the worship team at my church.

    I've done the jazz thing and currently do blues, funk,r&B and swing in the band.
  6. markjazzbassist

    markjazzbassist Supporting Member

    Apr 19, 2005
    Lakewood, OH
    yeah man i'm up in Cleveland. My main gigs playing with Kate Voegele among other projects i'm involved in up here.
  7. Count me in as one of the southwest Ohio members. :bassist: What number am I?
  8. Church bassist in Delaware County. I'm in a band but we're in the studio more than we're playing out. Gimme a number, pleeeez!!!
  9. PhilRitter21


    Apr 23, 2007
    Toledo Ohio
    Count me in! Im playing the Toledo area.
  10. Okay, I'll get numbers out to you... just have to make a list here... All of you replied to the thread while I was at work, so I'm just now checking in.

    I spend my days noodling around the fretboard, as I no longer have interest in being in a band. I figure as long as I learn to play what I want to play, I'm happy. Just playing for the sake of enjoyment.

    I'll pm with numbers shortly.
  11. Eric Moesle

    Eric Moesle

    Sep 21, 2001
    Columbus OH
    Yo. Columbus/central Ohio here. Play pretty much every weekend in a cover band called The Jack.
  12. We're off to a good start!!! This is the first full day that the OBC has been active, and we have 9 members already. Great to see everyone coming out of the woodwork.

    Member list is as follows:

    Auzzie-Phoenix #1
    Gweimer #2
    Sedan_Dad #3
    Lincoln #4
    Markjazzbassist #5
    Eaglemoon #6
    Capnsandwich #7
    PhilRitter21 #8
    Eric Moesle #9
  13. bassbully

    bassbully Endorsed by The PHALEX CORN BASS..mmm...corn!

    Sep 7, 2006
    Blimp City USA
    Might as well get on board meself. Blimp city boy...was in a mod/hard rock band covers and originals but now in a new formed Power blues/rock trio that looks like will be calling itself....Etched in Blue.
  14. nysbob


    Sep 14, 2003
    Cincinnati OH
    I reside in Cincinnati, Ohio and play the bass with varying degrees of success, so......SIGN ME UP.
  15. gweimer


    Apr 6, 2000
    Columbus, OH
    Never play poker with nysbob. He's probably an expert bluffer. And one of the best bass player's I've seen work up on the 12th fret zone.
  16. nysbob


    Sep 14, 2003
    Cincinnati OH
    You are too kind, Gary.
  17. If my count's correct I'm #12: Akron/Cleveland-based Buckeye bassist here - I moved to Ohio from the NYC area to be with my extremely better half. ;) I've mainly been focused on my own writing/recording project demoing at home, but I have a few stand-in gigs that I'm "on-call" for as well as a few solo bassist shows I've preformed for charity (mainly post-Katrina).

    Also always up for a Northern Ohio GTG should people want to suffer through my "Guitar Center chops"... :D
  18. Lincoln

    Lincoln Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2006
    Anyone know if Doug Johns or Michael Berrick are TBers? They're Northern Ohio boys too.
  19. If I've counted right, I'm Lucky 13! If thats OK...:D
  20. CElton

    CElton I'm a new note finder...

    I guess I'll take #14.

    Cincinnati area here...
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