Banjoista
CONTACT

SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Tenor, Vocalist - Soprano, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion, Violin, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Harmonica, Flute, Other, Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddle, Dobro, Vocalist - Alto, Trombone, Bagpipes, Steel guitar, Upright bass, Cello, Accordion, Ukulele.

ABOUT

I am available as a fill banjoist, guitarist and mandolin player. I can also play dobro in a band and some fiddle.

I love old time Rock n Roll, old time blues, Indie, bluegrass, Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson (THE ORIGINAL Outlaws), Tarwater (Idaho), banjo instrumentalists and banjo instrumentals, fiddle instrumentals (Vasar Clements, Charlie Daniels), The Oregon Trail Band, Michael Doucet, Cajun (Northern and Southern), Doug Kershaw.

Screen name:
Banjoista
Member since:
Mar 27 2012
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Committed
Years playing music:
50
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week
Most available:
Days

Influences

Bill Keith, Tony Trishka, Mike Stanger (Idaho Falls), Jim Mills (Portland's Jim Mills), Jim Russert (Buffalo, NY) and Alan Munde (When he lived in Boise) are my primary influences.

Instrument experience:

Banjo:
Expert
Mandolin:
Advanced
Rhythm Guitar:
Advanced
Lead Guitar:
Advanced
Acoustic Guitar:
Advanced
Bass Guitar:
Moderate
Fiddle:
Moderate
Dobro:
Moderate
Steel guitar:
Moderate
Upright bass:
Moderate
Ukulele:
Moderate
Vocalist:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

I mainly play two Gibson RB 250 banjos, one Yosemite Banjo and an Alvarez Yairi banjo. My acoustic guitar is a Gibson W45 (Blond J45) and a Mossman Plainsman. MY mandolin is an Alvarez F4, my fiddle is a stainer (who knows) and my electric is a no name Les Paul custom-copy made in Japan.
i have a 300 Watt per channel PA and a 300 Watt Peavy Amp.