barryforster
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, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Harmonica, Other, Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddle, Dobro, Vocalist - Alto, Steel guitar, Upright bass.

ABOUT

-20 year experience playing live and playing guitar
-Have played/performed a multitude of genres with many bands
-Strong points: Country, Blues, Rock
-Singer/song-writer
-Relatively clean full voice; Strong points: country/blues
-Harmony/background vocals
-High-range falsetto/head voice
-Energetic, motivated, open-minded

Screen name:
barryforster
Member since:
Apr 22 2014
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Touring
Years playing music:
20
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week

Influences

By standard, too many to mention… Mostly the "heavy-hitters"

Country:
-Albert Lee
-Brent Mason
-Steve Wariner
-James Burton
-Gutherie Trapp
-Johnny Hiland
-Ricky Skaggs
-Vince Gill
-Ronnie Milsap
-Brad Paisley
-Keith Urban
-Jerry Douglas
-Merle Travis
-Chet Atkins
-Jerry Reed
-J.D. Simo
-Danny Gatton

Blues:
-SRV
-The Kings (Albert, B.B., & Freddie)
-Robben Ford
-Joe Bonamassa
-Tyler Bryant
-Jeff Beck
-Clapton
-Derek Trucks
-Warren Haynes
-Jimmy Herring
-Ry Cooder
-Johnny Winter
-John Mayer
-Muddy Waters
-Howlin' Wolf
-Robert Johnson
-Duane Allman
-John Lee Hooker
-Albert Collins
-Buddy Guy
-Rory Gallagher
-Gary Moore

Rock:
-Jimi Hendrix (given)
-Brian Schram
-Doug Aldrich (Whitesnake in general)
-Angus Young
-Eric Johnson
-Randy Rhodes
-Joe Perry
-Slash
-Mark Tremonti
-Bad Company
-The Black Crowes
-Billy Squire
-Black Stone Cherry
-Bob Segar
-Ted Nugent
-Buckethead
-Grand Funk Railroad
-Jet
-Satriani, Vai, Malmsteen
-Rush
-Lynyrd Skynyrd (in all forms)
-David Gilmour
-Brian May
-Deep Purple (Richie Blackmore era)
-REO Speedwagon (live)
-Silvertide (Nick Perri)
-Steve Miller Band

Instrument experience:

Lead Guitar:
Advanced
Acoustic Guitar:
Advanced
Background Singer:
Advanced
Vocalist:
Advanced
Rhythm Guitar:
Advanced
Bass Guitar:
Moderate
Banjo:
Moderate
Mandolin:
Moderate
Dobro:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

Amps:
- Panama Shaman II 20-watt head
- Panama Marauder 40-watt head (Based on '57 Tweed Twin)
- Panama 112 Road Series Cabinet (AV30)
- Avery Amps Heavenly 18 combo (Based on Marshall 18-watt)

Guitars:
- Fender Select Tele (mod)
- '89 Fender Tele (Nashville mod)
- Fender Mustang 90 (mod)
- Fender Duo Sonic (mod)
- ESP/LTD EC-1000 Deluxe
- 2001 Fender Hot Rodded MIM Strat
- Tokai Gold Top Les Paul (P90s)
- Evaline BSV signature guitar
- Alvarez Dreadnought Acoustic

Effects/other:
-MPS-XL II w/ Power Pad II
-BOSS TU-2
-BOSS CS-3
-BOSS BD-2
-BOSS PH-3
-BOSS CE-5
-Line 6 DL4
-Xotic EP Booster
-VOX Clyde McCoy Wah
-Shure PSM200 Personal Monitor System
-Shure PGXD14 Wireless Guitar System
-Shure BETA 58A/Standard SM58
-Shure SM57
-Sennheiser e609