In most if not all of these videos; I am doing the light show; running sound; taping the performance; printed and created the promo Adobe logos and characters; booked the job and paid all concerned. I would like a group where everyone pulled there own weight and I didnt have to be a one man army.
What was the first concert you ever went to?
What gear do you use?
Way to many to list; Had GAS bad for many years; maybe I just wanted to try a bunch of instruments on a real time basis at real gigs and see which where the best;Maybe I just couldnt get over the diversity of them all and wanted too own one of each;Maybe I'm just Fuckin crazy! either way I ended up with a boatload of axe's;Have over 30 high end bass's;maybe more; lost count;Big on Fenders 60's 70's and newer; Fender is Traditional and the Stradivarius of bass's; got racks of those.; Got Dingwal 5; ZR1 proto type; 1 of 1;;;Entwistles Buzzard; Gibson EB3 1970 & Victory 5 fretless;;love Spectors; 5 or 6 of those ; two 5 strings spectors; ;Conklins a 5 & 4 string fretless;;Twelve string Hamer; 8 string Kramer; Sabre MusicMan;;Ampeg Baby Bass; Hofner 500/1;1980 Aniversary;Some custom made ones that I came up with the idea and had it built.Even have a bass that a ghost is associated with it; changes the writting on the bass from time to time;Gotta look in the closets to see what I got; just leave about 8 pcs out that I use on a regular basis; one in particular. all bass's over twenty years old; Thats when they become legal age!!!!it just goes on and on. plus PK5's foot pedals connected to a Motif XS and a Korg Radius; complete LED light show with lazers ; spotlight and floor washes;; couple of complete P.A. systems; and the truck to move them all.
And today I'm selling my Blue/ Olive Ludwig drum set; like I really needed that!!!
What are you looking for from Fandalism?
I'll know it when I see/ hear it; you can tell; it stands out; orginal or just ass kicking. You cant put real talent into words; its either their or its not.
Who was your biggest musical influence growing up?
Bruce ; Cassidy; Jaco; Wooten; Billy Sheenan;Entwistle; Emerson; Lord; Wakeman; Geddy;
liberace; Elton; Billy Joel; Little Richard; Nicky Hopkins;
Are you in a band? Have you been in bands?
many; all the time!! its just notes strung together; If I didnt play shows it would be hard to call me a working muscian.
As of May 2015 I am looking for any and all possibility's; Please contact me!!! Still here in 2017 playing out; How long can you go?? These 15 LBS bass's are getting heavier
If you could jam with anyone, who would it be?
Everybody; I'll play at the opening of an envelope!
Its not about the money ( their isnt any) to old for the chicks; dont drink or drug; just love that feeling in my hands.
What's the biggest audience you ever performed to? What's the smallest?
2000-3000;maybe more; I didnt count heads playing the blues fest downtown Chgo; a lot of festival jobs; Danny Seraphines Begginings nightclub in Schamburg backing up Europe was memorable..
You're stuck on a desert island and only get to bring one album with you. What do you pick?