Here it is, on HAZ's recommendation, an introductions thread. A lot of you already know one another, so feel free to chime in. If you're new here and have been lurking, jump in and meet the folks here at bassplaying.com. We don't bite. Unless you're into that sort of thing. And then we always have a "safe word."
I'll start. My name is really James Martin but my friends call me "Wheat," which is short for "Wheabread," which is a silly nickname I got stuck with back when I played in a funk band called Punkinhead. I've played in a lot of bands, in a lot of different styles, since I first started playing bass back in 1984. I play Fender basses, Yorkville amps, and Hartke string (they must be made by D'Addario. They play just like 'em but are even cheaper). I'm in the middle of several bass-related projects:
The colophon of my homepage has some more biographical details, if you're interested. I look forward to meeting everyone here. So, if you're new, don't be shy. Jump in and comment on things. Let us know who you are, what you like, and how you'd like to see the site grow so it meets your needs.