Instruments, Strings, Pickups, Amps.

I often get questions from bassists about what equipment I use. So, here’s what I am currently using on various gigs:

Double Bass:

  • An unmarked German gamba bass (circa around 1900).
  • Samuel Shen laminate bass (2013)

Electric bass:

  • Blade 5-string (B-25, circa around 1990)
  • Peavey Precision (Milestone II, 1997)

Strings:

  • Thomastik Spirocore (weich)- double bass
  • D’Addario Zyex- double bass
  • DR High Beams- electric bass

Pickup:

  • Fishman Full-Circle

Amps:

  • Aguillar Tone Hammer 350
  • Peavey Max Bass 112 (combo)

Cabinet:

  • Aguillar SL 112

Microphone:

  • DPA 4099B