Home base Boise, Idaho
Occupation Video editor
Gigs Audio Moonshine, Andy Byron & the Lost River
Basses Epiphone Thunderbird, Fender Jazz Bass
Rig Carvin RL6815 Cyclops
Effects Boss Stereo Chorus
Heroes & Inspiration Victor Wooten, James Jamerson,
How did you come to play bass? Everyone was
playing guitar in high school; I played bass, got more
gigs, and never looked back. Turned out to be one of
the best decisions I’ve ever made.
What’s a lesson you’ve learned along the way?
When you’re in a stand-in situation and/or not familiar with the tune, use your senses.
Watch the bandleader and the drummer’s kick-drum foot. Listen to each part of the
melodic parts and support them. Feel the groove before you play it. It doesn’t matter so
much if you play the song note for note—just make it groove and you are doing your job.
What are your musical goals? To compose movie soundtracks