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Posted 02 February 2011 - 08:16 AM

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Posted 02 February 2011 - 08:17 AM

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Backline: EBS Microbass, Future Impact, Zoom B3 into two Genz Benz Shuttle 6's and two fEARful F112 cabs, two Burman Pro4000HD 140w valve heads, Trace Elliot Hexavalve

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Backline: Effectrode PC2A compressor, Empress Parametric Eq, Amptweaker Tight Rock, Joyo JF14 American Sound, Zoom G3X, Lexicon MPXG2 + R1 foot controller, Ibanez TSA5 x2 Burman Pro 501 50w combo and Fender Concert II (Rivera era)

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Posted 02 February 2011 - 08:19 AM

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Bass: Self built 5-string semi hollow headless, '79 Alembic Series 1 graphite, '78 Musicman Stingray, '86 Pangborn Warlord graphite, '93 Pedulla Pentabuzz, '09 Shuker Headless 6 MIDI (signed by Lee Sklar, Doug Wimbish and Billy Sheehan),'00 Spector NS5CR, '90 Status Series 1 5 string.
Backline: EBS Microbass, Future Impact, Zoom B3 into two Genz Benz Shuttle 6's and two fEARful F112 cabs, two Burman Pro4000HD 140w valve heads, Trace Elliot Hexavalve

Guitar: Alan Knight 'Hitmaker' tribute, Klein-berger replica with sustainer, Warmoth HSS Strat (signed by Nile Rodgers), Yamaha MSG Deluxe Mk 1, Yamaha MSG Deluxe Mk 2
Backline: Effectrode PC2A compressor, Empress Parametric Eq, Amptweaker Tight Rock, Joyo JF14 American Sound, Zoom G3X, Lexicon MPXG2 + R1 foot controller, Ibanez TSA5 x2 Burman Pro 501 50w combo and Fender Concert II (Rivera era)

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Posted 10 February 2011 - 06:21 PM

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Backline: EBS Microbass, Future Impact, Zoom B3 into two Genz Benz Shuttle 6's and two fEARful F112 cabs, two Burman Pro4000HD 140w valve heads, Trace Elliot Hexavalve

Guitar: Alan Knight 'Hitmaker' tribute, Klein-berger replica with sustainer, Warmoth HSS Strat (signed by Nile Rodgers), Yamaha MSG Deluxe Mk 1, Yamaha MSG Deluxe Mk 2
Backline: Effectrode PC2A compressor, Empress Parametric Eq, Amptweaker Tight Rock, Joyo JF14 American Sound, Zoom G3X, Lexicon MPXG2 + R1 foot controller, Ibanez TSA5 x2 Burman Pro 501 50w combo and Fender Concert II (Rivera era)

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Posted 12 August 2014 - 11:10 PM

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Posted 08 September 2014 - 09:37 AM

OMG :( just read this poor guys last words before ending his life at 21 years young, it's on his website link. So sad :(
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Posted 08 September 2014 - 08:29 PM

Just read his web page myself. Heavy stuff and makes you think.

And sad as well.

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Posted 09 September 2014 - 09:26 PM

Isn't it just? I can imagine so many people he knew would be wishing he had spoken to them.
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Posted 14 October 2014 - 04:22 PM

Good Lord. May he RIP. Nothing as tragic as a young life taken away.
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Posted 14 October 2014 - 04:22 PM

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Posted 15 October 2014 - 11:34 AM

God, what happened to Stew?
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Posted 15 October 2014 - 11:42 AM

Afraid I don't know the specifics but about a month ago there were lots of messages on his FB wall, it was very sudden though :(

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Posted 12 November 2014 - 12:02 AM

I just read basssection piece. I work for a mental health organisation in Oxfordshire called Restore and am also a bass player. Sadly a lot of his comments ring true but the one thing to take from this is that there are organisations out there who can help. I wish I had known him or had the chance to speak to him. Talking to people..family, GP's and organisations like the Samaritans or Restore can help keep you safe and help you to work through these situations. They can not promise to cure or disuade but they can help and often do. The symptoms he described are more common place than many think and it is time the mental health stigma was torn to pieces. Organisations like Restore and Mind have people who understand and can genuinely offer empathy and help through various techniques and methods. We aim to rebuild self esteem and confidence and get people well enough to even return to work. We never judge people and aim to help no matter what the situation or history.
It is often the case that people with strong suicidal tendencies can overcome them given time and help and often our job is just to keep people safe through potential dates or triggers. I have seen this first hand and seen people overcome huge personal problems ... but you have to talk...if you think your gp is not listening try another gp...seek out organisations like ours..use Mind ...but let people know. My heart goes out to his family and friends and I really hope that what he wrote makes sense to those that read it. I will be passing it on to all who work at Restore so that hopefully in the future we will be even better equipped to help others. Rest in peace. X

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Posted 23 November 2014 - 05:15 AM

View Posttayste_2000, on 15 October 2014 - 11:42 AM, said:

Afraid I don't know the specifics but about a month ago there were lots of messages on his FB wall, it was very sudden though :(

My goodness, I think I might have been talking to one of his mates recently. He was obviously quite upset about things. Can't be sure it's the same guy, but from the same area, and it looks like he has a similar rig. Very sad stuff :(
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Posted 28 November 2014 - 07:45 AM

I've also just read the bass section words, and for someone to write and explain things so clearly and logically they must have had so much to offer , really sad.

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Posted 16 May 2016 - 10:15 AM

http://basschat.co.u...ohnbassdoherty/

I am sad to inform you all that I have just heard from a friend that a member of this forum from Donegal in Ireland has passed away last Sunday victim of the big C.

John was a member of this forum and also the Dingwall one http://basschat.co.u...ohnbassdoherty/


Sheldon (Dingwall) recently built and shipped a new bass to John but he was too sick and only able to play if for a few days, he received it on the Monday and sadly he died the following Sunday.

R. I. P. John Doherty

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Posted 16 May 2016 - 12:43 PM

Though I didn't know John I send my sincerest condolences to his family and all those who knew him.

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Posted 29 August 2016 - 06:40 AM

Ben aka Colgraff passed away in April:

http://basschat.co.u...22503-colgraff/

Just learned this as his father is selling his bass. Huge condolences to his wife and kids
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Posted 29 August 2016 - 04:46 PM

Yes, very sad.

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Posted 29 August 2016 - 11:17 PM

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Posted 01 September 2016 - 07:39 PM

Oh man that's very sad, I liked colgraff on here :(
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Posted 09 September 2016 - 11:41 AM

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Posted 09 September 2016 - 10:31 PM

View PoststingrayPete1977, on 01 September 2016 - 07:39 PM, said:

Oh man that's very sad, I liked colgraff on here :(

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Posted 16 September 2016 - 06:14 AM

OMG

I met Colgraff in early March just before our USA tour.
He was a very pleasant chap.
I was aware he had some health issues but he seemed to be coping fine.
And he was still young
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Posted 16 September 2016 - 08:40 PM

That's awful news. RIP Colgraff.

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Posted 13 November 2016 - 09:59 PM

OMG. That was very sad news. He seemed to be such a great bloke, and I felt he was a real credit to BassChat.
I liked him a lot and am saddened by this.
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Posted 17 March 2017 - 10:09 PM

RIP , that was a very sad thing to read , I always try my best to give people time to talk , good people gave me time once .





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