DrFill66
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SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Bass Guitar, Other Percussion, Keyboard.

ABOUT

I played professionally in the mid-60's through the mid-70's, mostly in-and-around Louisiana and the Gulf-coast / Southeast region. In 1972 I went to Nashville to record some original music that my best friend (lead guitarist and singer) and I had written. The trip from New Orleans, aboard a Delta 727, was my first flight ... Ever! Light on fuel and only half-full of passengers, it accelerated and climbed out like a home-sick Angel. It felt like nothing I'd ever experienced before. I was hooked and decided to leave music full-time, join the Navy and pursue a career as an Aviator. After 46 years in Aviation, with only the occasional jam session I'm returning to my first Love full-time ...

Screen name:
DrFill66
Member since:
Jul 27 2013
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Touring
Years playing music:
40
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Sample song lists from my past bands ...

ISLEY BROTHERS - It's Your Thing 95
WILSON PICKETT - In the Midnight Hour 110
SAM & DAVE - Hold on! I'm Comin' 105
MICHAEL JACKSON - Workin' Day and Night, 130
TAMS - Gimmie Gimmie Good Lovin' 130
METERS - Cissy Strut 87
STEVIE WONDER - Signed, Sealed, Delivered 110
TOWER OF POWER - What is Hip 100, We Came to Play 109, Soul - with a Capital "S" 120
QUIET RIOT - The Wild and the Young 110

LED ZEPPLIN - Good Times - Bad Times 95
ROBIN TROWER - Alethea 120
THREE DOG NIGHT - Heaven is in Your Mind 110, Chest Fever 100, Feelin' Alright 100
URIAH HEEP - Sweet Lorraine 120
BAD COMPANY - Shooting Star 84
38 SPECIAL - Fantasy Girl 120, Hold on Loosely 125, Caught up in You 130
REO SPEEDWAGON - Time for me to Fly 80
SALIVA - Click Click Boom 95
RAINBOW - Since You've Been Gone 120, Stone Cold 110, Street of Dreams 120

MOUNTAIN - Missippi Queen 140
TRIUMPH - Magic Power 150
QUEEN - Fat Bottom Girls 90, Keep yourself Alive 130, It's Late 90
CREAM - White Room 100
ALICE IN CHAINS - Rooster 75
CHICAGO - Free 120, Old Days 125, I'm a Man 125
TUBES - She's a Beauty 110
SHINEDOWN - Sound of MadneSS 90
REB BEACH - Ghost 95

JOURNEY - Be Good To Yourself 150, Feelin' That Way 73, Faithfully 65, Stone in Love 120
RASCAL FLATS - Life is a Highway 100
MONTGOMERY GENTRY - Speed 85, Hell Yeah 85
CHICK COREA, DAVE WECKEL - Charged Particles 70/140, Light Years 105, 99 flavors 130
TIM MCGRAW - Real Good Man 90
DOKKEN - Alone Again 77, Lesser of Two Evils 90, Blind 84, Best of Me 95
WINGER - Queen Babylon 90, Blind Revolution Mad 84,
TWISTED SISTER - I Wanna Rock 105
SAYARA - Love Has Taken it's Toll 105

SKID ROW - Monkey Business 90/100
SEBASTIAN BACH - Tunnel Vision 95
BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION - Smokestack Woman 82, Save Me 90, CrossFire 122
SAMMY HAGAR - Heavy Metal 55, I Can't Drive 55 135
SANTANA - Everybody's Everything 140
RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS - Suck My Kiss 100
YES - Rhythm of Love 124, Love Will Find a Way 120
VAN HALEN - Dance the Night Away 130, Summer Nights 86, Runnin' with the Devil 95, Amsterdam 87, Love Walks In 84, Mean Street 100, Me Wise Magic 100, Top of the World 130, Poundcake 105, Cabo Wabo 84

RIPPINGTON'S - Weekend in Monaco 115, Highroller 110
REVOLUTION SAINTS - Back on my Trail 165, Turn Back Time 150
4 HIM - Measure of a Man 84
SPIN DOCTORS - Jimmy Olsen's Blues 110, Two princes 100, Cleopatra's Cat 100
BOSTON - Peace of Mind 125, Party 140, Smokin' 170, Rock & Roll Band 135
EDDIE MONEY - Trinidad 90
GUESS WHO - Hang on to your Life 75
ALTER BRIDGE - Before Tomorrow Comes 80, Watch over you 84,
CROSBY, STILLS & NASH - Southern Cross 80

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Advanced
Other Percussion:
Advanced

EQUIPMENT

Hybrid ...
Rogers, Acoustic double-bass in Black Diamond Pearl (1965 vintage), w/ A-Custom Zildjians.
Remo Black-Satin heads (for heavy-duty live work).
Remo Silent-Stroke heads with 2Box triggers (for studio work).
AHEAD composite drum sticks
AXIS BlackMagic Longboards with Sonic Hammers
Roland electronic "V-Stage" set w/ TD-30 module, TDA-700 Amplifier and 2 Peavey 4-10 cabinet speakers.
2 Peavey XR-1212 Mixing boards (24 channels), with 2 PV-215 Towers & 2 PV-118 Subwoofers.