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* Born in Louisville, Kentucky moved to Indianapolis, Indiana as an infant.
* First Instrument played was the trombone, then later, he started playing drums.
* Played drums for 5 years, and then started playing the Bass Guitar. He found the bass to be a more
   perfect fit, and bass has been his instrument of choice for over 20 years.
* Played in the Marching Band, Pep Band, Jazz Band, Pit Band, and Orchestra in High School.
* Played professionally for the first time at age 11, at a place called the Grandview Country Club
   (which no longer exists)
* First working band he played with was a show band similar to the Ike & Tina Turner Show Revue.
   Jon E. Gee has played in various working bands, he's played in Country Bands, Show Bands, Funk
   Bands, Rock Bands, Metal Bands, Jazz Bands, Soul and R & B Bands.
* Jon E. Gee has several bass guitars - Fender's, Hohner's, Peavey, Lakland, and a prototype called
   Strictly Strings.
* His favorite bass strings are round wound medium gauge long scale strings.
* His favorite picks are his own Jon E. Gee signature series, mediums & heavies.
* Jon enjoys trying new things such as, playing different bass guitars, going to places he's never been
   before and Sight seeing.
* Enjoys spending time reading the bible & studying the word of God, being with family, taking
   pictures, traveling, and recording on his video camera.
* Favorite colors are red, black and blue.
* Artist he admires -  James Brown, Jimi Hendrix, John Mellencamp, Larry Graham, Stanley Clark,
   Ted Nugent, Tina Turner, and Victor Wooten.
* Influential Bands; Areosmith, Bootsy's Rubberband, Graham Central Station, Mother's Finest, Sly
   and the Family Stone, Ted Nugent, Ike & Tina Turner
* Favorite Bands/Artist; James Brown, Michael Jackson, Areosmith, Mother's Finest, Jon
   Mellencamp, Ted Nugent, King's X, and of course The GeeMen.
* Most influential people; wife, mother, father, and maternal grandparents.
* Favorite teacher; all his music teachers.
* Favorite Venues He's played: Pine Knob (Detroit, MI), Madison Square Garden (New York,NY),
   Red Rocks (Denver,CO), and Universal (Hollywood, CA).
* Most memorable shows; Boston a few days after 9-11( Mellencamp), Madison Square Garden
   because of the history of the garden (Mellencamp), Paramount in Denver, CO (Ted Nugent) it was
   the most rowdy crowd, New Port Music Hall in Columbus, OH the band was one mind musically
   (Ted Nugent), Pine Knob Detroit, MI the electricity of the crowd was great (Ted Nugent), Billings
   Montana the audience was electric (Mellencamp).
* Most Useful scripture(s) Do not withhold correction from a child. For if you beat him with a rod, he will not die. You shall beat him with a rod, And deliver his soul from hell.   Proverbs 23: 13 & 14
* Favonte Quote: Just Do 1t!
* Favorite Saying: "Keep on Crankin"
* Current Goals: To Record his songs, continue to write, and to perform and play "Live!"
* Message to Fans; Performing for you is the most rewarding thing I do professionally, thank you, and
   I love you

 Jon E. Gee's experience with various bands has allowed him to share the same stage and perform with the following artist:  Adam SandIer / Alice Cooper / Back Street Boys / Bad Company
Bare Naked Ladies / Billy Crystal / Billy Joel / Bob & Tom / Cheap Trick / Cher / Dave Matthew's
David Bowie / David Letterman / Deanna Carter / Doobie Brothers / Destiny's Child / Foreigner  George Thoroughgood / Halle Berry / India lrie / James Taylor / Joan Jett / John Mellencamp / Kenny Aronoff / Kid Rock/ Lara Fabian/ Lynyrd Skynyrd/ Mariah Carey/ Martha Stewart/ Mayor Giuliani  Melissa Etheridge/ Michael Cartellone / Mick Jagger / Neil Young / .Night Ranger / Paul McCartney  Quiet Riot / Shannon Curfman / Slaughter / Steve Earle / Susan Tedeschi / Steve Harvey / Ted Nugent / Tommy Aldridge / Tommy Davidson / Trisha Yearwood / The Vanguards / The Wallflowers
The Who / William Shatner / Willie Nelson / ZZ Top / Los Lonely Boys.

   
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