30+ years professional experience in jazz, fusion, funk, progressive rock,classic rock, blues & gospel. Bachelor's degree in music performance from University of Massachusetts/Amherst and former bass faculty member of the UMass Performing Arts Division. Only available for fill-in or studio work.
I have played in many bands throughout my career up and down the east coast from Maine to Florida. Currently the bassist for the David Adams Band. A progressive/classic rock and blues group. I am available for freelance studio work or band fill-ins only.
Extensive studio and stage experience; proud to be alcohol and drug free.
Phone# 352-817-seven, zero, nine, three
This profile updated on February 13, 2016.
- Screen name:
- David Lis
- Member since:
- Jul 02 2006
- Active over 1 month ago
- Level of commitment:
- Very Committed
- Years playing music:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Tend to practice:
- 2-3 times per week
- Available to gig:
- 2-3 nights a week
The greatest jazz, fusion & funk bassists of all time: Jaco Pastorious, Stanley Clarke, Victor Wooten, Paul Jackson, John Myung, Richard Bona, Tom Kennedy, Gary Willis.
Weather Report, Bela Fleck & the Flecktones, Return To Forever, Headhunters, Dream Theater, Mike Stern.
Favorite quote: It ain't braggin' if you can back it up" - Jaco Pastorious
- Bass Guitar:
Ibanez BTB 740 fretted, Pedulla Buzz Bass fretless. GK MB500 amp with GK Neo 410 cab, Hartke HD150 amp.