bill1107596
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Band to Join, Vocalist - Soprano, Bass Guitar, Drums, Keyboard.

ABOUT

Jazz/Funk/R&B guitarist.....straight ahead, bebop, hard bop, soul/funk/dance bands. And yes....I can rock out!!

Alumnist of Berklee College of Music and Mason Gross School of the Arts. Studied with Ted Dunbar, John Macey, and Harry Leahey. Worked in and around NYC playing with some of the top musicians. Usually playing jazz, r&b, and funk. Have worked with Warren Hill, Jackie Jones, Greg Bufford, Jon Regan, Eric Addeo, Scott Avidon, Tom Dempsey,John Macey, Lou Difalco, Andrew Westphal,Jeff Ruppert,Steve Nelson. Currently playing mostly in the Baltimore area in a r&b/funk setting, and still hitting the nj/ny scene for bebop gigs. Bill is known for having soul with chops. and artists love to work with him live for his ability to bring out the emotion and energy that is needed for a live performance. He has worked in the DMV area with the groups Reality Band Featuring Soulful Element, and Mzz B & Company. Playing the DMV Casino circuit. Bill has recently moved to the Orlando, Florida area, but will be returning to Baltimore in March 2019.

Screen name:
bill1107596
Member since:
Jan 18 2016
Active within 1 month
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
35
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week

Influences

Wes Montgomery, George Benson, Ted Dunbar, Joe Pass, Grant Green, and many of the 70's funk guitarists .

Instrument experience:

Lead Guitar:
Expert

EQUIPMENT

Fender Strat/Gibson L5, and other hollow body/ Fender Deluxe 85 Red Knob amp/ Fender Twin Reverb/ Peavey Bandit 112

MUSIC