I play to support the song and make it groove / feel good.
Qualifications: Faunt Bass Program + private instruction from B.I.T. graduates, 2 years college level music courses, playing bass professionally since the 1980s, reads charts, plays all styles, sings background vocals, fretted & fretless, also plays piano and drums, shows up on time and dressed for the occasion!
Experience: Countless bands and projects, many hours of recording experience, played in many showcase gigs for various local projects, plays corporate and cover gigs. Some projects and artists include: “Airborn” with New Way Records, “Artica” with Columbia Records, “Lauren” with Arista Records/Courage Management/William Morris Agency, jingles with Richard Lieter of “Words & Music”, Boogie Fever Disco Band, Dick Sims Band (formerly with Eric Clapton), Rick Robbins, Bill Nugent, and Jake Jacobs, Bobby Kimball (Toto), opened for The Tubes several times while playing with the Stuart Guest Band, Bella Donna – a tribute to Fleetwood Mac, Party Jones, James Zota Baker (WAR), Josh Eagan (Pink, Toto, David Paich, Steve Lukather).
Nathan East, Jimmy Haslip, David Hungate, Jimmy Johnson, Geddy Lee, Will Lee, Paul McCartney, Marcus Miller, Dee Murray, Pino Palladino, Jaco Pastorius, John Patatucci, Neil Stubenhaus, Chris Squire, James Jamerson
Genzler and Mesa amps / cabs - various configurations for different gigs, Roscoe LG 3005, Garz Custom 5, Tobias “Killer B” 5 string bass, Fender Jazz Bass, Fender Precision Bass, Ernie Ball/Music Man Classic Sabre, Ibanez RB605 5 string fretless, reliable transportation.