bassbreaker
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SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Keyboard, Steel guitar.

ABOUT

Im 42, been playing meaningful gigs since I was 17. Having fun is the most important factor in my next adventure but making a few bucks along the way would also be cool. I played bass in a regionally successful jam band for 15 years, played guitar and sang in an alt-rock/Americana group. Took a break for a few years just filling in projects here and there. Then I started an indie inspired rock group with some good friends and played bass with them for 2 years. Most recently I joined up with a diverse group of very talented musicians to play bass for a series of 3 Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd tribute shows in theaters. I just moved to to Roanoke and would like to play some music. Id like to find some people who want to take their time and have fun putting together a few sets of quality music rather than halfway learn 40 songs in a month. I'm not looking to do more than 15-20 gigs per year at this point unless all the conditions are just right. My level of commitment really depends on my level of interest and whether or not I can believe in what I'm playing and having fun. I am very easy going but have boundaries of what I'll play. I've been involved in a couple of projects where crowd pleasing took priority over what sounded good, I can't do that again. Original music is always more motivating but I don't mind playing tasteful covers that haven't been done to death. Need a bass player? Hit me up.

Screen name:
bassbreaker
Member since:
Sep 30 2017
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Moderately Committed
Years playing music:
25
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Too many to comprehensively list but here's a quick list...Wilco, Son Volt, Black Sabbath, Rush, Paul McCartney, Elvis Costello, Zeppelin, Allman Bros., Dickie Betts, Floyd, Thin Lizzy, Drive-By Truckers, Blind Melon, The Band, Uncle Tupelo, Built to Spill, Cake, Weezer, The Damned Things, The Grateful Dead, Electric (mid 70's era) Bob Dylan, Levon Helm, Rick Danko, Robert Earl Keen, Taj Mahal...Tons of other stuff

Instrument experience:

Bass Guitar:
Advanced
Lead Guitar:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

Bass Rig- Fender P-Bass, GK RB-700 Head, SWR Goliath 410 cab, GK Neo 212 cab.

Guitar Rig- Fender Deluxe Players Strat, Fender Bassbreaker, various effects.