Anthony Ford


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


I recently moved to Chicago.I have been to a few jam session and open mics. I am looking a creative opportunity. I am looking to join a band or just create fun music with fellow musicians. I am currently in a band called Groove 8 which I travel with off and on throughout the year.

Screen name:
Anthony Ford
Member since:
Mar 27 2016
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
10 to 50
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week


My musical influences include Gerald Albright, Boney James, Sonny Rollins, Earth, Wind and Fire, P-Funk, Joe Sample, George Benson and many others. I enjoy playing funk, R&B, contemporary jazz, some blues and even ska.

Instrument experience:



My main instrument is Tenor sax. Cannonball Raven. I also play a Couf Alto sax. EFX pedalboard for sax.

I am slowly teaching myself guitar and I play enough piano to map out a chord structure. I can also play bass guitar, I mostly play by ear .