Al Atkinson
CONTACT

SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion, Keyboard, Piano, Other.

ABOUT

Formal music training on piano and brass instruments. Self taught bass, guitar, mandolin. Extensive experience with home recording dating back to 1976. Live band playing since 1989 primarily classic rock, blues, alt. Home recording of electronic music. My main live instrument is bass guitar (fretted and fretless); also vocals (both lead and background). Secondary live instruments are keyboards and with some acoustic guitar.

Screen name:
Al Atkinson
Member since:
Mar 06 2018
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
55
Gigs played:
50 to 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Most available:
Days

Influences

60s/70s/80s classic rock, blues, 90s alternative, fusion jazz, progressive rock, some metal. Electronica studio stuff.
Bass: John Paul Jones, John Enwhistle, Jack Bruce, Jaco Pastotius, Stanley Clarke, Les Claypool

Instrument experience:

Vocalist:
Expert
Bass Guitar:
Expert
Keyboard:
Advanced
Piano:
Advanced
Acoustic Guitar:
Moderate
Mandolin:
Moderate
Electronic Music:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

2009 Sadowsky NY Vintage bass - 5 string.
2003 Warwick Corvette standard fretless bass - 4 string.
Ampeg 350w cabinet bass amp with Carvin 500w head
Gallien-Kruger 200w combo bass amp
Peavey TNT 150w bass amp
Pedal board with various effects pedals. Shure M58 mics with stands

MUSIC