Andy Guertin
CONTACT

SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Trumpet, Saxophone, Piano.

ABOUT

Experienced, stylistically open electric & acoustic, lead & rhythm, rock & jazz guitar player looking to either join an established band or put together a group to play covers locally with the possibility of writing original music to perform and record.

Experience in gigging rock band and different jazz outfits.

Screen name:
Andy Guertin
Member since:
Jul 04 2010
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
15
Gigs played:
50 to 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week

Influences

Kind of all over the rock spectrum and open to going in different directions: The Beatles, Elliott Smith, Phish, Built To Spill, Ryan Adams, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, The Clash, Ambulance LTD, The Dave Matthews Band, Umphrey's McGee, The Pixies, Radiohead, The Shins, The Doors, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Metallica, Matt Pond PA, Rise Against, Thrice, Oasis, The Velvet Underground, Incubus, The Foo Fighters, At the Drive-In, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Guns N' Roses, The Arctic Monkeys, Sigur Ros, Explosions in the Sky, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Tom Petty, Third Eye Blind's first album, The Wallflowers, Van Halen, The Smashing Pumpkins, Everclear, Wilco...

As for jazz I'm really only into the combo bop stuff and not so much for big band and contemporary smooth stuff: Miles, Coltrane, Wes Montgomery, Sonny Rollins, Dizzy, Monk...

Favorite lead players: Tre Anastasio, John Frusciante, Slash, Jake Cinninger, Mike Einziger, Kirk Hammett

Favorite songwriters: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Elliott Smith, Bob Dylan, Frank Black, Tom Petty

Instrument experience:

Rhythm Guitar:
Expert
Lead Guitar:
Expert
Acoustic Guitar:
Expert
Bass Guitar:
Moderate
Harmonica:
Moderate
Vocalist:
Intermediate
Drums:
Intermediate
Keyboard:
Intermediate
Piano:
Intermediate
Background Singer:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

American Fender Strat w/bridge humbucker and 2 single-coil vintage pickups. Epiphone acoustic guitar. Crate 120W multi-channel amp. Wah pedal. Noise suppressor pedal. Line 6 POD preamp. Tascam digital 8-track portable recorder.

MUSIC