"From differential calculus to music: hey, it's all math!"
A desire to play music on the radio and in my record collection culminated in an interest in the BASS guitar (that's the 4-string version, not the 6-string). I started playing bass lines on a borrowed guitar in my teens and eventually scraped up enough money to purchase my first bass: a Gibson Grabber, soon to be replaced by a Rickenbacher w/a red sunburst finish. Looked cool but limited in tone. Settled on a Music Man Stingray 4-string that I played almost exclusively for over 22 years, playing everything from, as they say, Bach to Rock. My flute playing experience paved the way for acqui ... More