danielddillon
CONTACT

SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Bass Guitar, Upright bass.

ABOUT

Started playing piano at age 4, serious lessons from age 7, studied piano and composition at 2 conservatories, studied Jazz in New York City with Barry Harris and Roland Hanna. Made a full time living in New York City for 8 years playing Jazz, R&B and Latin gigs. Did studio work in many genres during the day with established artist in Pop, Rock, Jazz etc.

Screen name:
danielddillon
Member since:
Mar 07 2015
Active within 1 week
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:
6-7 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

All eras of Herbie Hancock, Keith Jarrett, McCoy Tyner, Bill Evans, Chick Corea, Joe Sample, Ramsey Lewis, Cedar Walton, Wynton Kelly, Joe Zawinul, Leon Russell, Richard Tee, Yellow Jackets, Stevie Wonder, Sly Stone, Elton John, Ray Charles, Donald Fagen and the list keeps building. Always studying and practicing, always recording and listening critically in order to improve on the next take.

Instrument experience:

Keyboard:
Expert
Piano:
Expert
Harmonica:
Expert
Other Percussion:
Advanced
Background Singer:
Advanced
Electronic Music:
Advanced
Upright bass:
Moderate

EQUIPMENT

7 foot yamaha grand, P-140 88 key weighted action yamaha stereo piano/controller, Nord 73 electro, Kurzweil PC2R, legacy synths, 500 watt per side, 8 channel true stereo PA to play through with 3-way speakers, Pro tools and much more

MUSIC