Doy Alldredge


Band to Join, Accordion, Acoustic Guitar, Background Singer, Bagpipes, Banjo, Bass Guitar, Cello, Clarinet, DJ, Dobro, Drums, Electronic Music, Fiddle, Flute, Harmonica, Harp, Keyboard, Lead Guitar, Mandolin, Other, Other Percussion, Piano, Rhythm Guitar, Saxophone, Steel guitar, Trombone, Trumpet, Ukulele, Upright bass, Violin, Vocalist, Vocalist - Alto, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Soprano, Vocalist - Tenor.


- 30 years of professional and academic experience in music
- Undergraduate focus in percussion; Graduate focus in composition
- Strong skills on drumset, hand percussion and bass guitar, but also enjoy guitar and keys
- My performances are not perfect, but they are heartfelt and stand with integrity.
- Wide variety of percussion performance experience ranging rock cover bands, metal, R&B/funk, jazz, musical theater, traveling show choir, and orchestral.
- Seeking working band, acoustic ensembles or other serious musicians who desire working band opportunities and are interested in working in a regional footprint to maximize playing opportunities
- Fairly adaptable to varieties of styles on percussion and bass in original or cover band setting
- Would love to play hand percussion for acoustic voice/guitar ensemble or develop acoustic set with a world vibe
- If you want to add some color and variation to your acoustic or band sound, I am a seasoned auxillary percussionist that understands where to fit in.

-Contact me: alldredge <dot>dc <at><g>mail <dot>com

- Interested in playing with confident , mature musicians who are comfortable in their own skin and understand their strengths and weaknesses.
- The featured sound clips are samples of my playing, etc. - just what I had at the moment. Many of these come from my audio sketchbook, which features recorded ideas that represent studies, but will give you a glimpse of who I am and what makes me tick. I hacked all instrumental parts and tracks, with the exception of 'Flounder', which is based around my friend Brent's guitar line. Some works, some doesn't - it is what it is. I'll provide bass and hand percussion samples soon, along with some videos and drum covers. Hover over the sound clips below for some extra commentary.

Screen name:
Doy Alldredge
Member since:
Jun 05 2019
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:


By lessons and master classes:
Dr. Tom Vanarsdel (a great mentor), Greg Martin, Brian Kushmaul, Charlie Adams (Yanni), Steve Houghton, John Beck, Dave Samuels, David Garibaldi, Arthur Lipner, Dann Sherrill and others...

By listening:
Queen, David Bowie, Phish, Dave Matthews Band, Steve Miller Band, Doobie Brothers, Jimi Hendrix (Experience), Carlos Santana, etc.

The Meters, James Brown, Sly & the Stone, Gap Band, Curtis Mayfield, Funkdelic, Prince, The Time, etc.

Bob Marley, Buena Vista Social Club, Funky Cubonics, Fela Kuti, Ali Farke Toure, Issa Bagayogo, Hepcat, etc.

Herbie Hancock/Head Hunters, Miles Davis (pick a decade), John Coltrane, Medeski Martin and Wood, Mahavishnu Orchestra, John Scofield, Pat Metheny, Ornette Coleman, etc.

Waylon, Willie, Hank Williams Sr & Jr, Johnnie Paycheck, Charlie Pride...

Just can't cover them all.

Instrument experience:

Other Percussion:
Rhythm Guitar:
Acoustic Guitar:
Bass Guitar:
Lead Guitar:


If you care only about my equipment, then we're going to have really boring conversations.

Kit: Nothing extravagant, but stage-worthy nonetheless...
Premiere 5 Piece Fusion Kit with blend of Zildjan K Customs, Vintage Small Print Avedis Zildjan Crashes, etc.
Alesis DM10 Studio Electronic Drumset

Hand percussion: Congas, LP Cajons, hand-made hand drums, Shakers, and other noise makers

Bass: Fender 5-string Jazz Bass &Fender bass amp

Guitars (electric and acoustic), 88-Key M-Audio Midi Keyboard and Roland Sound Module, etc. blah, blah, blah...