SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist - Alto, Other, Background Singer, Drums, Acoustic Guitar, Vocalist - Soprano, Vocalist - General, Upright bass.

ABOUT

I am a jazz pianist a la Bill Evans--Keith Jarrett. I am also a composer (BMI), of jazz vocals, instrumentals, and classical. Photos show myself, and also, fellow MJP composers, Rene Pineda-BMI; and Jack Fulks--ASCAP. I have won three competitions and finaled in one in composition. The most recent win came this past July; it was The American Prize 2013, for music composition, chamber music division, for "Introspections) Music For Two Classical Guitars.

Screen name:
Michael Eric Deak
Member since:
Jan 31 2008
Active within 2 weeks
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
45
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:
Days

Influences

Bill Evans, Miles, Keith Jarrett, Hindemith, Ravel, Mompou, Debussy, Finzi, Barber.

EQUIPMENT

Yamaha P-90, Barbetta 15" amp (from Jim Keltner).

MUSIC