Ron Rohovit
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Ron plays acoustic bass and fretless bass guitar and has recorded with Paul Smoker and appeared with Anthony Braxton, John Abercrombie, Jack DeJohnette, David Liebman, Dick Oatts, jazz vocal group Rio Nido, Frank Rosolino, Billy Taylor, Fred Hess, Ron Miles and Chuck Wayne. He also recorded with folk singer Greg Brown.

Screen name:
Ron Rohovit
Member since:
May 08 2010
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
40
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week

Influences

"...[Rohovit's] swooping slides and anything-but-dainty attack recall the glory days of Gary Peacock with Albert Ayler."
-Kevin Whitehead, QB review - Cadence Magazine

The influences of Ron Carter, Eddie Gomez, Dave Holland and Gary Peacock, were evident in Rohovit's recordings with the Paul Smoker Trio (Paul Smoker, trumpet; Phil Haynes, drums)

QB (Alvas 101 (lp) -- 1984) w/Anthony Braxton, alto sax
Mississippi River Rat (Sound Aspects 006 (lp) -- 1984)
Alone (Sound Aspects 016 (lp) -- 1986)
Come Rain or Come Shine (Sound Aspects CD 024 -- 1986)
Genuine Fables (Hat Art CD 6126 -- 1988)
Greg Brown
44 & 66 (Red House, 1980).

Instrument experience:

Upright bass:
Expert
Bass Guitar:
Advanced

EQUIPMENT

Acoustic bass and electric upright bass
Fretless acoustic bass guitar and fretless electric bass guitar
G-K Amp

MUSIC