ABOUT

Serious bassist seeking a Reggae, Blues, or R&B band. 420 OK. No rednecks. No racists. Also play upright and sing backup.

Lots of contemporary Reggae, Jazz, R&B, World, Chicago Blues, Jump, GoGo, and Gospel experience. Not interested in Country or Bluegrass!

Screen name:
DrJim
Member since:
Oct 13 2014
Active within 24 hours
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
40
Gigs played:
Over 100
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week

Influences

Marley, Toots, Tosh, Burning Spear, Steel Pulse, Katchafire, Lee Scratch Perry, Trumystic, Erykah, Meshell, Sade, Mary J Blige, Slim and the Supreme Angels, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Willy Dixon, Backyard Band, etc.

Island styles: J. Boog, Kimie Miner, Eli Mac, The Green, Maoli, Anuhea Jensen, Fiji, Tarrus Riley, Irie Love, Common Kings, Micah G, Jimmy Weeks Project, Reese Purcell.

Instrument experience:

Bass Guitar:
Expert
Upright bass:
Expert

EQUIPMENT

Have modest PA, auxiliary percussion, diverse bass gear, keys. Can read/write and produce instrumental and vocal charts/tracks.

The tracks below are a random assortment of a few of the things I have done.

MUSIC