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collyman
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Username: collyman

Post Number: 8
Registered: 10-2011
Posted on Sunday, January 22, 2012 - 7:32 pm:   Edit Post

Hello Mica and everyone, Just received this very nice classic Series 1. Formerly owned by Steve Humphries. I'm cleaning it and tuning it up, getting it ready for some serious jamming and playing. Here's what I know:
4 string w/ pearl inlays
Birds Eye Maple top and back
Mahogany body
5 piece neck-thru
not sure of the finish, looks like lacquer(?)
any other details you can provide would be very much appreciated. I'm creating a page to document its history. Thank you
keith_h
Senior Member
Username: keith_h

Post Number: 1728
Registered: 2-2005
Posted on Monday, January 23, 2012 - 4:54 am:   Edit Post

A little grainy but here is a video of him playing it.

Keith
lee90029
Junior
Username: lee90029

Post Number: 29
Registered: 7-2011
Posted on Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - 7:59 pm:   Edit Post

Wow Keith how did you find this?
I am Steve's widow.
elwoodblue
Senior Member
Username: elwoodblue

Post Number: 1336
Registered: 6-2002
Posted on Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - 11:45 pm:   Edit Post

Cool performance ,
They were having fun !
afrobeat_fool
Senior Member
Username: afrobeat_fool

Post Number: 417
Registered: 7-2009
Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 12:12 am:   Edit Post

Congratulations! We can always use another Alembican in Portland!


Nick
keith_h
Senior Member
Username: keith_h

Post Number: 1729
Registered: 2-2005
Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 5:14 am:   Edit Post

Alicia,
I did a google search on, steve humphries bass, and the youtube video popped up on the top of the list. There are additional videos of The Difference playing that same gig at The Central.

Keith
lee90029
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Username: lee90029

Post Number: 30
Registered: 7-2011
Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 1:08 pm:   Edit Post

Actually he's all over the web. I had no idea..
collyman
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Username: collyman

Post Number: 10
Registered: 10-2011
Posted on Monday, January 30, 2012 - 4:17 pm:   Edit Post

Hey Nick, when's the next gathering? The Bass is ready for playing. I'm still working on a tribute page for Steve and his legacy. Cheers!
afrobeat_fool
Senior Member
Username: afrobeat_fool

Post Number: 419
Registered: 7-2009
Posted on Monday, January 30, 2012 - 5:54 pm:   Edit Post

Nick Haas and I get together now and then. We have 7 or 8 Alembic's between us. Let me know when you have some time and lets set up a session. We both have decent places to play at. It would be a pleasure to meet you and get another look at your bass. I saw and played it at the factory in Cali over the holidays. I also bought the spare cable from Alicia last week. It's good of you to set up a tribute page for Steve. I am sure Alicia appreciates it.

Nick
collyman
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Username: collyman

Post Number: 15
Registered: 10-2011
Posted on Thursday, February 02, 2012 - 5:40 pm:   Edit Post

Here is the link to the pics (because I haven't figured out how to upload any pics yet) I enjoy seeing photos when I'm reading a thread...
http://alembic.com/club/messages/395/116778.html?1325200131
hieronymous
Senior Member
Username: hieronymous

Post Number: 1030
Registered: 1-2005
Posted on Friday, February 03, 2012 - 11:26 am:   Edit Post

Sweet bass with some history - congrats!
gtrguy
Senior Member
Username: gtrguy

Post Number: 431
Registered: 9-2004
Posted on Friday, February 03, 2012 - 11:09 pm:   Edit Post

Very nice bass!!

Dave

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