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Mark Crouter

Mark Crouter - photo by J Rhoton

 
Mark Crouter - Basses and backing vocals

bulletBorn June 25, 1955 in Richland, WA
bulletA physicist's kid, Mark lived in New Jersey, North Dakota, Texas and California
bulletTakes piano lessons from age 7 to 9
bulletGiven acoustic guitar for 16th birthday (still have it), and takes 6 months of 'folk guitar' lessons
bulletTakes guitar lessons from John LaChappelle protege Bill Williams
bulletPicks up bass at age 17, joins first rock band 'The Milk Duds'
bulletPlays in a number of Unicam bands in the 80' including Rigel
bulletMusical influences are wide and varied - ranging from British progressive rock (Genesis, King Crimson, Yes, ELP) to reggae, jazz and classical music
bulletAlso plays in a blues band - Chester Alley Band

(For those that are just itching, Mark has a Band History page........)

Mark plays:

Basses:

 

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Peavey TL-5 (1992)

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Steinberger XL-5W (1988)

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Rickenbacker 4001 (1973)

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Kramer (aluminum neck) fretless (1974)

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Fender P-Bass clone

 

Guitars:

 

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Gibson Les Paul Deluxe (1977)

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Fender Stratocastor (1985)

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Ibanez Midi Guitar

 

Amplification/Speakers/Etc:

 

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Demeter VTBP-101DBL Tube Bass Preamp

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Peavey DPC-750 poweramps (x2)

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Euphonic Audio VL-110 cabinets (x2)

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Paradise (Eden Loaded) 4x10 cabinet

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Rolls RM-65 mixer

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Lexicon MPX-100 effects unit

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EBS Chorus and Octave pedals

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Line 6 Pod effects unit

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Alesis QSR synthesizer

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Roland PK-5 Midi Pedals

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Dunlop Heavy Nylon picks, Ken Smith strings

To see more pictures of Mark, please click on the thumbnails below to view the larger image....

 

 Mark Crouter - Photo by J Rhoton   Mark Crouter - Photo by J Rhoton    Mark Crouter - Photo by J Rhoton    Mark - self portrait...

 

Mark Crouter - Photo by J Rhoton    Mark Crouter - Photo by J Rhoton    Mark Crouter - Photo by J Rhoton    Mark Crouter - Photo by C Utterback

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