ABOUT

I am 27 years old and have been playing music since I was 12. I have learned a lot of different instruments, but I feel most comfortable playing bass or rhythm guitar. I have been in a few cover bands in the past, but I have been out of the music scene for about 3 years now. I would like to get back into playing, hopefully in a performance situation but at least for fun at first. I am fairly open when it comes to music selection, and appreciate most types of music except rap. As long as a song has musical quality I will play it. My goal is to play music that will have a positive impact on people. If the crowd is into it, and the band is into it, then I'm into it. I am looking for like-minded musicians who are committed, creative, and open-minded. If you are interested in contacting me, my email address is: madmonkeybass.

Screen name:
Bassline
Member since:
Aug 17 2007
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Moderately Committed
Years playing music:
9
Gigs played:
10 to 50
Tend to practice:
1 time per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, The Faces, Queen, Norah Jones, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Rolling Stones, MOTOWN music, The Beach Boys, The Who, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jack Johnson and many more.

Instrument experience:

Vocalist:
Moderate
Vocalist - Baritone:
Moderate
Vocalist - Tenor:
Moderate
Rhythm Guitar:
Moderate
Acoustic Guitar:
Moderate
Bass Guitar:
Moderate
Background Singer:
Moderate
Keyboard:
Intermediate
Piano:
Intermediate
Harmonica:
Intermediate
Drums:
Beginner

EQUIPMENT

I have a Fender Precision Bass and a Fender M80 combo bass amp, an Epiphone Wildkat electric guitar, a VOX Valvetronix AD30VT guitar amp, an Alvarez Yairi Series acoustic guitar, and a cheap drum set.

I also own a small club-size PA system with 15" Yamaha mains and 18" Yamaha subs, a 12 channel Yamaha MG Series mixer and a Yamaha power amp. This PA equipment is back in Virginia, but I hope to have it with me in North Carolina soon.

MUSIC