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Electric Bass, Acoustic Bass, Keyboards


Live Performance

Michael Bolton
Richard Carpenter
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
David Foster
Christos Govetas
Kenny G
Art Garfunkle
Rickie Lee Jones
Nikolay Kolev
Ivan Milev
Madonna, Virgin Tour and Live Aid
   Virgin Tour Scrapbook
Nedyalko Nedyalkov
Peyo Peev
The Rippingtons
Linda Ronstadt
Tom Scott
Timothy Schmit
Pat Sajak Show house band
Stephen Stills
Theodosii Spassov
Trio Mopmu

Discography / Recording

Harry Chapin, The Last Protest Singer
Buddy Childers Big Band, Just Buddy's
Pat Coil, Steps
The Toids, Ruppert Dances in Fins
Richard Carpenter, Time (mp3)
Full Swing, In Full Swing (mp3)
Full Swing, The End of the Sky (mp3)
Nobuhiro Ikehata, Flying High
Madonna, Love Makes the World Go 'Round (demo, mp3)
The Rippingtons, Moonlighting
The Rippingtons, Kilimanjaro
Pasatempo, To Monopati
Various (boring) Artists, Best Smooth Jazz Ever
Tim Weisberg, Time Traveler
Trio Mopmu, Torta Bulgarska (mp3)
Mark Winkler, Hottest Night of the Year
Hundreds of radio and TV commercials (mp3)

DVD / Video

Madonna Virgin Tour (electric bass and keyboard bass)
Live Aid (keyboard bass)
Slap Bass Program, Video Progressions (electric bass and keyboard, opening cut)
Bass Shred
Video Editing

Web Interviews

Madonna Tribe
Madonna Memories
Everybody Fan Club

Radio Interviews

KBCS, Seattle, WA
KUSP, Santa Cruz, CA

Instruction

Musicians Institute, Hollywood
Los Angeles Music Academy
Private lessons

Books

Bulgarian & Macedonian Instrumentals, Volume 1 (2002)
Bulgarian & Macedonian Instrumentals, Volume 1.5 (2005)
Bulgarian & Macedonian Instrumentals & Vocals (2009)

Achievement

"You sound like a Bulgarian Paul Chambers!"
Multi-instrumentalist Howard Levy, with Bela Fleck, Kenny Loggins, and Paul Simon.

"The World's Greatest Backwards Singer."
Radio personality Dr. Demento, in reference to Bill Lanphier's backwards vocal and arrangement on "New York, New York."

"One of the Bay Area's musical treasures."
Time Magazine's "Best of the East," and grammy award-winning kaval player, Theodosii Spassov, with Riverdance and Le Mystere.

Portfolios and Photojournalism


Photography Portfolios

iStockphoto.com
Select Magazine Cover Photographs
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Northridge Earthquake

Magazine Editing

Hi-Torque Publications
4-Wheel ATV Action, Editor-in-Chief, 6 years
Dirt Wheels, Associate Editor

Magazine Freelance Writing and Photography

ATV & Quad (Germany)
ATV Illustrated
ATV Magazine
ATV Sport
ATVA News
Australian ATV ATV Action
Auto Verde 4x4 (Spain)
Bass Guitar
Bass Player
Bassics
Consumers Digest
Dirt Quad (France)
Hal Leonard Corporation
Le Monde Du Quad (France)
National Lampoon
Off-Road Magazine
Quad & Jet (Spain)
Quad Magazin (Germany)
Quad Magazine (UK)
Quad Passion (France)
Quads Xtreme (Spain)
Quadwelt (Germany)
RedSleds (Russia)
Sand Sports
Snow Goer
Stuff
UTV Magazine
World Book Encyclopedia

Internet Freelance Writing and Photography

Playboy.com
Off-Road.com
ATV Connection
Bass Musician Magazine.com
ATV Illustrated

Photo Exhibits

Lake County Fine Arts, Grayslake, Illinois, April 15-June 15, 2009

North of Chicago, 1975 (PDF 13MB), T Salon and Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, December 1, 2009-April 1, 2010

Achievement

Nominee, American Motorcyclist Association Sports Photojournalist of the Year, 2003

ATV Racing

Pikes Peak International Hillclimb, 1999-2000
Blackwater 100 (cross-country), 1990
Barstow to Vegas (desert), 1989
Elsinore Grand Prix, 1996-1998
California District 37 desert racing, 1988-1993
California District 38 24 Hour Off-Road Endurance, 1991
Ascot Speedway (flattrack), 1991

Photo/Test Rider

On dozens of magazine covers (1992-present)
Testing with Yamaha

International ATV Testing

Baja California, Bolivia (including the infamous El Camino de la Muerte, 1998), Brittany, Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Guam, Ireland, Japan, Norway, Scotland, Spain, Tunisia, and Wales.

Other Sports Experience

Snowmobiles, dual sport motorcycles , street motorcycles, street ATVs, personal watercraft, go karts, mountain biking.

Nobody Wants This Stuff :(

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