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A journeyman bassist, I have studied, played, toured, or gigged since I was a child. I studied upright bass with a principal of the Cincinnati Symphony and played pop, rock, and R&B on the road touring with regional and national acts. I read music and charts of all types and am a quick study without them. Always interested in talking about new playing situations.

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Member since:
Feb 26 2014
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:


On bass - Paul McCartney to begin with then Larry Graham, Stanley Clarke, and of course Jaco. My favorite all around bassist is David Bromberg. I have to include my many bass, piano, and theory instructors. I can't forget the influence of my parents - my mother was a piano and voice teacher and my father an audiophile who introduced me to recording.


Alembic, Surine and Human 4, 5 and six string fretted and fretless basses; Lightwave Systems fretted and fretless basses; 1960 Fender Precision; various vintage German upright basses; NSDesign 4 and 5 string upright electric basses; Korg Krome DAW; Neumann, Beyer and Telefunken mikes; Phil Jones bass amps in various configurations; Bose LT1 and LTII PA.