Gear

The gear doesn’t matter, but if you’re considering hiring me as a player for your live show or record, here are the instruments and tools I have at my immediate disposal. Instruments with asterisks (*) are not available for offsite/road use.

instruments

  • 1955 Hammond C-3 organ*
  • 1939 Hammond BC organ*
  • 1951 Hammond C-2 “chop” organ
  • Leslie 31H cabinet*
  • Leslie 46W cabinet (in restoration)*
  • “Gonzo” 750W solid-state Leslie cabinet
  • 1974 Fender Rhodes Stage Eighty-Eight piano with Janus active stereo preamp
  • Wurlitzer 200 piano with Warneck Research preamp and Varivib system
  • Yamaha s90 ES workstation
  • Clavia Nord Electro 5D stage piano
  • Sequential Prophet-5 rev. 4 synthesiser
  • ARP Odyssey ver. 2 (2813) synthesiser
  • Modal Electronics Argon8 synthesiser
  • Arturia DrumBrute Impact drum machine
  • Dubreq Stylophone Gen X-1 synthesiser
  • Novation Bass Station II synthesiser
  • Rheem Mark VII combo organ
  • Farfisa Combo Compact combo organ (to be restored)
  • Spectrasonics Keyscape software
  • Hohner Piano 26 melodica
  • Ampeg SB-12 amplifier
  • Heath TA-16 amplifier
  • 2x QSC K8.2 powered speakers
  • Groove Tubes SFX Spacestation stereo amplifier

*Stationary/not for offsite use

recording

  • MOTU 8pre-es audio interface
  • Cockos Reaper DAW software
  • Lauten Audio Clarion FC-357 microphone
  • Shure SM7B microphone
  • 2x Shure SM57 microphones
  • 2x Sennheiser e609 microphones
  • Apex 210B ribbon microphone
  • Electro-Voice ND46 microphone
  • Electro-Voice N/D767a microphone
  • 2x 12 Gauge Blue12 condenser microphones (check this company out—mics hand-built in Vermont from spent shotgun shells)
  • 12 Gauge Red12 condenser microphone

This humble recording setup may not impress today’s “producers” (whatever that means anymore), but it allows me to get great-sounding remote session work done for any level of artist.

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