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 bassplayer2114    66-year-old male    Nashville, TN    joined in 2014
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"Talent is being able to sell what you’re feeling” - Jerry Scheff Duane is more than your typical musician from Nashville. The development of his unique style is the result of a lifetime of musical influence on the road. Duane began playing guitar at a very young age, and at the age of 11 started playing bass guitar traveling playing gospel music on the road full time 50 weeks a year. Growing up in a talented musical family meant that He was always surrounded by different forms of music. At 17, he traveled professionally, playing one night shows with Chuck Jackson. When he was 18 he enrolled in Trevecca Nazarene University, studying business management and studied music at Blair School of Music. His dream was to become a studio musician. During the early 80’s he played country music, playing on demos, recording, and doing studio work, playing for various artist and songwriters, Marty Stuart among others. But His passion was always playing blues.

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Musical Influences & Inspiration

Early influences in music were Eric Clapton, King, Buddy Guy, Johnny Winter and Berry Oakley with the Allman Brothers. “Without the bass on those Allman Brothers songs, the songs wouldn’t be the same”. Other influences on bass are Oteil Burbridge, Michael Rhodes and Francis Rocco Prestia. He has successfully owned his own business and raised 4 children, while in the past ten years has remained steady playing Bass guitar around the Nashville area, performing for various blues bands. Duane is a member of the Blues Society of Nashville who is passionate about their mission to promote, preserve, support and advance the tradition and future of blues music

Music Genres

Acoustic Blues Christian Contemporary Christian Traditional Classic Rock Country Cover/Tribute Funk Hard Rock Jazz Lounge R&B Reggae Southern Rock

Proficient With

Acoustic Guitar Bass Guitar

Gear & Equipment

Basses - various Fender Jazz, Fender Percision, Fretless, Yamaha 5 strings Amps - Ampeg Amps, Ampeg Cabs. Aguilar Tonehammer 500. Aguliar cabs , various Pedals too numerous to list

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