Bio     Gallery     Audio     Gear     Contact     Home

 

 

gear du jour...

 

Electric Basses:  Still playin' Fender 4 bangers ('59 Custom Shop Fender Precision & Fender PJ)

 

Amps:  Ashdown, Phil Jones Bass & TecAmp

 

Cabinets Bag End, Bergantino & Gallien-Krueger

 

Strings:  La Bella Quarter Rounds and Thomastik-Infeld Jazz Flats

 

Upright Bass: American Standard, an old doghouse ply from 1951 made in Cleveland by the  H. N. White Company.

 

Upright Amplification: Phil Jones Bass amp, Fishman Full Circle piezo, Biesele magnetic pickup, Countryman Isomax Microphone & D-Tar Solstice mixer.

 

Pedals etc.: Demeter Compressor & Tube DI, Maxon AF-9 Filter & Rotary Phase, Malekko B:assmaster (the Maestro Brassmaster clone!), Guyatone Tremolo, Sansamp Paradriver, MXR A/B, Loop-Master switches, Barge Blenders, Peterson & Boss tuners, Pedaltrain boards, Voodoo Labs and 1Spot power.  I also really like Ellio Martina's bassmute system - Flip of a switch and you have 2 or 3 levels of string mute.