SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist.

ABOUT

Playing guitar for 43+ years. Presently associated with Music Zirconia booking agency as related to tribute band work. Original focus is heavy metal and classic rock. Branched out to progressive rock and jazz rock. Have experience in acoustic guitar, basic jazz/latin styles and advanced blues/blues rock. Looking for stage or recording work, will travel under certain conditions/situations. Writing music (no lyrics). Looking for seasoned and/or dedicated musicians. Have performed at various halls and casinos.

Screen name:
Curtis Rey
Member since:
Feb 09 2010
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
50
Gigs played:
50 to 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week

Influences

70's and 80's classic rock and heavy metal Deep Purple/Rainbow, Maiden, Return To Forever, Yes, Police/Sting, Santana (various years), Jeff Beck, The Cult, Brian May, Jimmy Page, STP, Sound Garden, and also heavily influenced by Joe Satriani and Steve Vai along with various 60's music. Pretty much anything I hear - great mimic, If I have any issues - I import the song to my DAWS and run at 1/2 speed (no pitch change) and look for lead sheets and tabs.

Instrument experience:

Rhythm Guitar:
Expert
Lead Guitar:
Expert
Acoustic Guitar:
Expert
Vocalist:
Advanced
Background Singer:
Advanced
Other:
Advanced
Bass Guitar:
Moderate
Keyboard:
Moderate
Electronic Music:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

Carvin V3 100 watt all tube 3 channel half stack
4x12 slant cabinet with x4 100 watt speakers .
Vox amp (50 watt for studio/recording)
ESP-LTD MH-327
ESP-LTD BW-1
Gibson Les Paul Traditional II - Gold Top
White Strat with LSR roller nut and Schaller locking tuners
Di-Armond/M-77
Ibanez Acoustic
TC Electronic G-System rack mount
Rocktron Expression multi-fx rack mount
Furman power conditioner
G-System in amp effects loop1 (series) and Rocktron Expression in amp effects loop2 (parallel)
Shure Wireless guitar system
In-ear monitors
All controllers/foot switches in a travel case
All rack effects in a travel case

MUSIC