SEEKING

Vocalist, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Tenor, Vocalist - Soprano, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Drums, Violin, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Flute, Other, Mandolin, Dobro, Vocalist - Alto, Steel guitar, Ukulele, Clarinet.

ABOUT

Primarily a bassist, playing 4-5 string fretted and fretless. I also sing but not my main interest. Band mix limits Styles to 4 but I've played and enjoy playing about half of ALL of those check boxes.

Screen name:
Bassrep
Member since:
May 21 2014
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
50
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
1 night a week
Most available:
Days

Influences

Jaco (Weather Report), Carole Kay (Good Vibrations), Jim Fielder (Blood Sweat &Tears), Rocco Prestia (T.O.P.), James Jamerson (Motown), Duck Dunn (Memphis/Stax), Ron Carter (Jazz/Upright), Paul McCartney (duh?), Jack Casady (Jeff Airplane-Hot Tuna), Max Bennett (Joni Mitchell), Harvey Brooks (Electric Flag), Chuck Rainey (Steely Dan)

Instrument experience:

Bass Guitar:
Expert
Vocalist:
Advanced
Vocalist - Baritone:
Advanced
Vocalist - Tenor:
Advanced
Rhythm Guitar:
Advanced
Background Singer:
Advanced
Acoustic Guitar:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

In musical instrument retail for 13 years (LI NY), and then I was a mfr's rep for musical gear for an additional 25 years (Midwest/Chicago and Middle Atlantic/Baltimore). I have all kinds of bass gear, bass rigs from 100 w combo to 2,000 w stadium. I am also a trained, highly experienced guitar/bass tech/repair person with over 40 year experience.

MUSIC