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Advanced Member
Username: pas

Post Number: 279
Registered: 3-2003
Posted on Sunday, September 09, 2012 - 3:12 pm:   Edit Post

A pic of me & Stanley after the Clarke/Duke show at Wolf Trap on 08/29. He didn't play the new 5 string that night...played the Cocobolo topped 4, which is strung up as a tenor, I think.
Advanced Member
Username: pas

Post Number: 280
Registered: 3-2003
Posted on Sunday, September 09, 2012 - 3:15 pm:   Edit Post

Senior Member
Username: bigredbass

Post Number: 1925
Registered: 9-2002
Posted on Sunday, September 09, 2012 - 10:11 pm:   Edit Post

A plaid shirt, I knew it . . . he IS going on the road with John Fogerty !

J o e y
Senior Member
Username: jazzyvee

Post Number: 3143
Registered: 6-2002
Posted on Sunday, September 09, 2012 - 10:52 pm:   Edit Post

Looks like he is saying "Hello Pork Pie Hat" :-)
I've had two opportunities to meet Stanley at his gigs, once in the USA at the Coach House and the other at Ronnie Scotts, London and both times he was in a rush to leave the venue.

Hopefully I can get to meet him one day.
Senior Member
Username: funkyjazzjunky

Post Number: 826
Registered: 5-2007
Posted on Monday, September 10, 2012 - 8:25 am:   Edit Post


I an hanging with you next time Stanley comes to the area

Username: 5a_quilt_top

Post Number: 18
Registered: 6-2012
Posted on Monday, September 10, 2012 - 8:48 am:   Edit Post

Wow...look at the size of his hands...

Can't believe he navigates the small necks on his basses as easily as he does.
Username: davehouck

Post Number: 10884
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Monday, September 10, 2012 - 3:46 pm:   Edit Post

Look at the smile that guy with the cool t-shirt has. That's one of them ear to ear grins.
Username: mica

Post Number: 7857
Registered: 6-2000
Posted on Monday, September 10, 2012 - 5:38 pm:   Edit Post

Very cool! And that's an optical illusion... his hands are actually much LARGER than that!
Senior Member
Username: jacko

Post Number: 3249
Registered: 10-2002
Posted on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 4:22 am:   Edit Post

I managed to give stan a high five at the end of one of his upright bass numbers at the Jazz cafe in london a few years ago and I was amazed at the size of his hands (also amazed that his alembic had straplocks instead of his more usual method of using woodscrews to secure his strap. Jazzy was there too as was Mike Pisanek and I vividly recall chasing him out of the club to get an autograph on my 'Schooldays' sleeve. jazzy was wanting his control cavity cover signed and Stan said he'd be right back - we're still waiting :-(

Intermediate Member
Username: charles_holmes

Post Number: 191
Registered: 3-2009
Posted on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 3:42 pm:   Edit Post

Stan looks like he's 6'6"
Senior Member
Username: byoung

Post Number: 1392
Registered: 12-2004
Posted on Thursday, September 13, 2012 - 3:47 pm:   Edit Post

Having met him, I'd say he's definitely in the 6'6" to 6'7" range. And he has gigantic hands. Like I have some chicken chokers, and his hands dwarfed mine.

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