alleycat
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ABOUT

Well rounded pro with the 4 T's ( time, tone, taste, technique), has played live over 3000 gigs including clubs, lounges, casinos, restaurants, weddings, outdoor festivals, corporate events, play productions, live radio broadcasts, studio work. Released album in Germany, The Taxi Group on Decca parent label Telefunken Decca. Studied privately for 9+ years, great ear, working knowledge of harmony and theory, decent reader (for a guitarist, ha) lead and background vocals, have played acoustic duos to 4-5 piece combos as musical director to 12 piece horn bands (now those guys can READ!), good sense of humor, on time (early), loves to play. Have done extensive work with female vocalists covering the classic ladies of rock and top forty to the standards. Extensive Steely Dan tribute guitar player experience and Bruce Springsteen lead vocals. I am a serious full time musician available for one time sub work or ongoing gigs as scheduling allows. Classic rock and show bands, top forty, lounge, corporate and weddings.

Screen name:
alleycat
Member since:
Mar 11 2005
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
50
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week

Influences

A to Z really. Clapton, Santana, Page, SRV, Van Halen, Roy Buchanan, Allman Bros., for the classic rock stuff, Larry Carlton, Lee Ritenour, Pat Metheny, for the cool jazz sound, new country, Jazz Be Bop,The Beatles, Steely Dan, Bruce Springsteen and eveyone else who ever wrote a commercially successful song.

Instrument experience:

Vocalist:
Advanced

EQUIPMENT

All pro gear, Strat, Tele single coil and Humbucker style equipped guitars, Floyd Rose equipped guitar for extreme whammy bar effects, Gibson ES335, Arch Top jazz guitars various acoustics, Mesa Boogie, Quilter, Jazzkat, Acoustic Image amplification. Hipshot B-Bender, talk box, wah wah, chorus, delay, Line 6, e-bow, slide guitar effects.