• American Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers (ASCAP) member
  • Black Rock Coalition (BRC) member
  • 23 years of Professional Electric Bass Guitar playing experience
  • 10 years of Classical Upright Bass playing experience
  • Sings Lead & Background Vocals & Spitts (raps)
  • Musically Literate: Reads, Writes, Produces & Arranges Music
  • Lived in, taught Electric Bass Guitar & toured internationally throughout Japan for 11 years (1995-2006) & internationally in over 10 other different countries overseas – Australia, Brunei, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Malaysia, the Phillipines, Russia, Singapore & Thailand
  • Extensive International Teaching, Live Touring, Studio Session & Television playing experience

Education

  • Graduate of Tidewater Community College : Associate of Applied Science in Information Systems Technology, Network Security – Virginia Beach, Virginia (2015)
  • Graduate of Cue Recording Studio’s Pro Tools Recording Engineering Course with Cue’s Chief Engineer, Ken Schubert – Falls Church, Virginia (2006)
  • Graduate of The Armed Forces School of Music : Electric Bass Guitar Instrumentalist & Vocalist – Little Creek, Virginia (1995)
  • Norfolk State University : Music Education Major – Norfolk, Virginia (1988-1990)

Leadership Skills

  • Business Ownership, Management & Operations experience
  • Rehearsal Studio Management experience
  • International Musical Director experience
  • International Teaching experience

Technical Skills

  • Pro Tools
  • Music Production
  • Film Scoring
  • Film Editing
  • PA/Sound Technician
  • International Touring Equipment Loadmaster

Instruments Played

  • Electric Bass Guitar
  • Fretless Electric Bass Guitar
  • Classical Upright Bass
  • Electric & Acoustic Guitar
  • Keyboards
  • Lead & Backing Vocals & Rap

Music Ensembles Performed In

  • Symphony Orchestras
  • Pit Orchestras
  • 17 Piece Jazz Big Bands
  • Jazz Combos
  • Funk/R&B Bands
  • Rock Bands
  • Reggae Bands
  • Latin Bands
  • Country Bands
  • All Original Bands

Musical Styles Played

  • All – From Amadeus to Ziggy Marley

Employment History

  • Willoughby Spitt Music 420 City : Electric Bassist, Producer, Live Touring, Studio Session Bassist, Vocalist & Electric Bass Guitar Instructor – 420 City, Denver, Colorado (May 16th, 2015-Forever 420)
  • Willoughby Spitt Music VA : Electric Bassist, Producer, Live Touring, Studio Session Bassist, Vocalist & Electric Bass Guitar Instructor – Va Beach, Virginia (2013-2015)
  • Willoughby Spitt Music Hawaii : Electric Bassist, Producer, Live Touring, Studio Session Bassist, Vocalist & Electric Bass Guitar Instructor – Honolulu, Hawaii (2010-2013)
  • Soundstreet Studios, Rehearsal Studio Manager : North Hollywood & Van Nuys, California (2006-2010)
  • Music4XXX Music Productions : CEO, Pimpin’ Custom Made Music Soundtracks 2 The Entire Adult Industry – Porn Valley Van Nuys, California (2006-2010)
  • United States Navy’s 7th Fleet Band : Electric/Upright Bass Instrumentalist & Vocalist – Yokosuka, Japan (1995-2006)

Performed /Toured With

  • Dennis Bradford (former drummer on 6 albums with The Jeff Lorber Fusion)
  • Ricky Martin
  • The Drifters
  • Kluverbucy
  • US Navy Band
  • Konishki
  • Koda Kumi
  • SMAP
  • Hirai Ken
  • Okamoto Mayo
  • TRF
  • Shitamachi Kyoudai
  • Eiji Yamaguchi

Equipment List

  • Lakland Skyline Deluxe 44-02 electric bass guitar
  • Peavey Millennium 5 string electric bass guitar
  • Squier Chris Aiken Signature Precision Bass
  • Ibanez AEB30-LG-OP-02 acoustic-electric bass guitar
  • Monster bass cables
  • Boss TU-2 chromatic tuner
  • EBS MicroBass II preamp / DI / A-B switcher
  • EBS Pro bass pedals (MultiComp / Dyna Verb)
  • MXR Bass Innovations bass pedals ( DC Brick power supply, Bass Envelope Filter, Bass Fuzz Deluxe, Bass Octave Deluxe, Bass Chorus Deluxe, Carbon Copy Delay )
  • NYC Pedalboards’ “Big Shot” pedalboard
  • Bugera BV1001M Veyron 2000 watt Mosfet Bass Amplifier
  • Ibanez P210KC Promethian 2×10 Kickback bass cabinet
  • Bergantino Audio Systems HD212 speaker cabinet
  • Nady MC-10 M-CAB speaker monitor
  • Rode NT1-A Condenser Microphone
  • ART 127 Tube Microphone Preamp
  • Apple MacBook Pro
  • Logic Pro
  • MainStage
  • Akai MPD18 MIDI Controller
  • KRK Systems Rockit 5 power monitors
  • M-Audio Axiom 25 MIDI Controller
  • Bass Clef “Real Book”