- Member #
- Member since
- 10 Feb 2011
- Last activity record:
- Active within 1 week
- Instruments played:
- Bass Guitar
- Alternative/Modern Rock, R&B, Jazz
- Screen name:
- Franklin, Tennessee, 37064
- 42 years old
- Level of commitment:
- Very Committed
- Years playing music:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Tend to practice:
- More than 3 times per week
- Available to gig:
- 2-3 nights a week
- Bass Guitar:
- Click on a song to start playing.
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I began playing bass guitar professionally when I was 8 years old with my Dad's traveling Southern Gospel Quartet. I first learned to play jazz in the high school jazz band. Since then I've been part of many bands in various genres - Rock, Pop, Country, Jazz, R&B, Acoustic, Lounge, etc. Check out my playing at: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=FF1291AA80C27A35
I moved to Nashville in January 2011 and joined the local music scene pretty quickly. I play often with Tiger Gagan's band Wild Animal with Mississippi Mille, I've gigged with Michael Ward and Craig James, and have begun an R&B band with Angela Johnson and Brandon Boozer. Looking for paying gigs, recording sessions, pickup bands, whatever. I have a wife and two small children so long term touring not an option right now, although I have done the occasional fly date.
I live in South Franklin and I work a day job at Opryland Hotel. email me at: jeremycarter (at) sbcglobal (dot) net
James Jamerson is a top influence. Love the groove and vibe of the Motown stuff. I also love Rocco Prestia and Roscoe Beck. Of course we all appreciate the masters - Wooten, Oteil, Jaco, etc. but my playing is much more mainstream than those cats.
Things I'm listening to in my iTunes right now: Aquarium Rescue Unit, Tal Wilkenfeld, Carlton & Lukather Live in Osaka, Robben Ford, Weckl Band ,Diana Krall, Michael Buble, and lots of other stuff :-)
Yamaha BBN5 five string bass (jazz style pickups)
Fender Squier 5-string P-bass (with jazz p/u config)
3/4 Upright Acoustic with Pickup & Fishman Preamp
Vintage Music man bass amp/head for clubs.
GK Microbass 112MB combo amp for realy small gigs.
Custom wedge cabinet/2000w power amp for outdoor situations.
A variety of electric and acoustic guitars, strat, LP, 335, 175, Taylor acoustic, Gibson Lap Steel, tube and solid state amps, a large pedalboard with Analogman effects, etc.
Some PA equipment - (2) JBL MI-632 house cabs, (1) Peavey 118 sub, Crown and Carvin amps, Mackie 24.4 board, 2 Yamaha floor wedges, 2 Bullfrog wedges, Lexicon verb, SM58, Audix i5, and some misc.